Tag Archives: art education

APRIL 23, 2016

I have been spending the last couple of weeks working through prototypes of 3 and 6 string strum stick designs. I am getting closer and closer to, The One! I have also been completing some commissions, newel posts with twists … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 26, 2015

Happy Holidays to Everyone! Time is racing by as usual. Since my adventures in Philly I have visited the Tierney Learning Center to conduct an after school whistle making session. The program I visited is run by Claire Kaiser, a … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 19, 2015

On Saturday I participated in an event at The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia sponsored by Craft Now. I was representing The Center For Art In Wood. We did a whistle making project. I had the best team ever. Suzanne and … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 18, 2015

I have just arrived home from a whirlwind of teaching and events. Last Thursday I had the honor of returning to SUNY Purchase and being the guest instructor for an evening in KimWinkle’s Class. She is the current Wingate Fellow … Continue reading

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OCTOBER 17,2015

I have just returned from a really great vacation. I went to France and Spain visiting my friend Sarah Kay (furniture designer) and her wonderful husband Pep. I saw many incredible things and ate a lot of great food. I … Continue reading

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JUNE 14, 2015

ECHO LAKE I went to the Echo Lake Artist Collaborative at Bucks County Community College near Philadelphia this week. What an amazing event. 55 artist from all over, and from different mediums come together to collaborate for 3 days. All the … Continue reading

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MARCH 30, 2015

From Beth The Center For Furniture Craftsmanship 3-month Woodturning Intensive has become one of my favorite teaching experiences of the year. Getting to spend 3-months sharing the techniques I have learned over a lifetime is exhilarating. The more I teach … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

From Beth This has been quite a week. I have been nominated for the Maude Morgan award at The Museum Of Fine Arts in Boston, it is a great honor. The award is in honor of artist Maude Morgan. MAUD … Continue reading

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2013 has been a wonderful year for Turning Around America – Thanks to the support of many, many people.

  We are feeling very grateful at the end of this year after succeeding in: • raising the funds to build Sanctuary • Make Fest woodturning educational event at SUNY at Purchase • building Sanctuary over the summer  •  Turning … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013

Almost all the external siding went up today and we were lucky to have Martha helping us carry the sheets, they are unwieldy and need to be scribed and fit an impossible task for two. I have been thinking about the … Continue reading

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