Norm Sartorius

Biography

COLLECTIONS:
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts
Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, North Carolina
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, North Carolina
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
Museum of Arts & Design, New York, New York
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Racine Museum of Art, Racine, WI
Renwick Gallery Permanent Collection, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
West Virginia Department of Culture & History Permanent Collection, Charleston, West Virginia
Woodcraft Supply Corporation, Parkersburg, West Virginia
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut


AWARDS:
Best of Show , Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
Merit Award, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Pan’s Mandrake, 2007
Excellence Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Illinois, 2007
Award of Excellence, The Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1996, 2000, 2002
Newtensil Exhibit, Wharton Esherick Museum, Paoli, PA, 1999
Wharton Esherick Award, The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, 1998
Best in Wood, Washington Craft Expo, Washington, 1997
Best in Wood, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Illinois, 1996
Honorable Mention, The Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1995
Craft Fellowship Award & Exhibit, West Virginia Commission on the Arts, Charleston, WV, 1993-94
Award of Excellence, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Spoon From a Forgotten Ceremony, 1991
Governor's Award of Excellence, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Fraternal Twins, 1989
Governor's Award of Excellence, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Autumn Hare, 1981


PUBLICATIONS:
A Revolution in Wood, Nicholas Bell, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2010
Is Ornament a Crime, CWA, 2010
The Art of Jewelry, Wood, Lark Press, 2008
Celebrating Nature, Craft & Folk Art Museum, 2004
Wood Art Today, Dona Meilach, 2003
Objects for Use: Handmade by Design, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001
Woodturning in North America Since 1930, 2001
The Fine Art of Wood, The Bohlen Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts, 2000
Living With Form, The Horn Collection of Contemporary Craft, The Arkansas Arts Center, 2000
The Woodworker’s Visual Guide to Pricing Your Work, Kerry Pierce, Popular Woodworking Books, 1999
Skilled Work, American Craft in the Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1998
Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from The Wornick Collection, Oakland Museum of California, 1997
Moving Beyond Tradition: A Turned-Wood Invitational, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1997
The Art of Elegant Wood Kitchenware, Sterling Publishing Company, 1996
Challenge V: International Lathe-Turned Objects, The Wood Turning Center, 1993
Fine Woodworking Design BooksI, III, V & VlI, 1979, 1983, 1990, 1996