November 14 – December 9, 2014
Opening Reception: Sunday, November 16, 2014
The creation of wooden objects utilizing a lathe has been around for centuries. It can be dated back to the Egyptians in 1300 BC. Traditionally the objects were made for utilitarian purposes, such as bowls and other vessels, platters and spindles. Sometimes these objects were decorated with surface enhancements such as painting and carving. It is only very recently though that woodturning has developed into and become recognized as a singular form of art. Woodturning as an artform is evolving rapidly and becoming increasingly recognized and popular, with the help of visionary artists, galleries and buyers. Read more...