At the Galleries

Boston exhibit highlights Niswonger’s work

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 May 2012 00:00

54_atg_1Bart Niswonger’s latest exhibit, “Furniture: Carved and Cast,” featuring modern furniture pieces by this contemporary artist, was on display March 30 to April 28 at Gallery Naga in Boston.

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SAPFM exhibit comes to Hartford

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 April 2012 00:00

46_atg_1“A Tradition of Craft,” hosted by the Society of American Period Furniture Makers, opened March 30 and runs through Sept. 8 at the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford.

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Currier Museum honors New England artists

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00

54_atgArtwork from acclaimed studio furniture artists and internationally known woodturners is currently on view in the “Celebrating New England Artists” exhibition which is being held in the Ed and Mary Scheier Gallery at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H.

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Duncan Phyfe is showcased at the Met

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00

47_atgThe Metropolitan Museum of Art will host the exhibition, “Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York,” through May 6. Organized chronologically, the exhibition will present the life and work of the early 19th century New York City cabinetmaker Duncan Phyfe through drawings, documents, personal possessions and furniture. Portraits of his clients and contemporary depictions of New York City street scenes and domestic interiors will provide a glimpse into Phyfe’s milieu.

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Philadelphia gallery takes a new turn

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00

41_atg_1The internationally recognized Center for Art in Wood (formerly The Wood Turning Center) has taken on a new name and moved to a new location. Both changes reflect the growing recognition and importance of wood artists and their contemporary works of fine art and craft. Now located at 141 North Third St. in Philadelphia, the center features changing exhibitions, a museum collection, research library and archives, and a museum store.

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