Joshua Salesin

Biography

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
• Bartrams Box Remix, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA.
   
2016
• Flashback | Fast Forward. The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.
• Bartrams Box Remix, Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, PA.
• Ornamental Turners International Symposium, Denver, CO.
• POP Exhibit & Auction. AAW Symposium, Atlanta, GA.
• Bartrams Box Remix, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.
• Santa Cruz Woodworkers. R. Blitzer Gallery; Santa Cruz, CA.
• Patterns International Invitational. AAW Gallery of Wood Art; St. Paul, MN.
• Bartrams Box Remix, The Bascom, Highlands, NC.
   
2015
• Bartrams Box Remix, The Bascom, Highlands, NC.
• Bartrams Box Remix, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI.
   
2014
• American Association of Woodturners Symposium Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
• Bartrams Box Remix, The Center for Art In Wood, Philadelphia, PA.
   
2013
• Currents, Gallery of Wood Art, St Paul MN.
• Currents, SOFA Art + Design Expo, Chicago, IL.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL.
• Currents, American Association of Woodturners Symposium, Tampa, FL.
• Robin Wood’s Cores Recycled, The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.
   
2012
• Robin Wood’s Cores Recycled, The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.
• A Taste for Spoons, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA.
• Ornamental Turners International Conference, Scranton, PA.
• American Association of Woodturners Symposium Gallery Exhibit, San Jose, CA.

2011
• Small Wonders, Santa Cruz Art League. Santa Cruz, CA.
• Art Hang, Tannery Art Center. Santa Cruz, CA.
• Inside & Outside The Box, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
• Studio Made: Santa Cruz Woodworkers, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA,
• American Association of Woodturners Symposium Gallery Exhibit, St. Paul, MN.
• Featured Artist, Gallery M, Half Moon Bay, CA.
• Museum Collection Showcase, in conjunction with the show, "Exotic Woods, Metal Cutters and Dale Chase: Ornamental Turning from the Walter Balliet Collection," Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA.
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
   
2010
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• Ornamental Turners International Conference, San Jose, CA.
• Wood Is Good, Davenport Gallery, Davenport, CA.
• American Association of Woodturners Symposium – Educational Opportunity Grant Auction, Hartford, CT.
• Art For Art, River Street Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Santa Cruz Woodworkers Exhibit, Rittenhouse Building, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Contemporary Wood Art: Collectors’ Selections, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
   
2009
• Santa Cruz Woodworkers Exhibit, Rittenhouse Building, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• American Association of Woodturners Symposium Gallery Exhibit, Albuquerque, NM.
• Utah Woodturning Symposium Gallery Exhibit, Orem, UT.
• Turning to the Future: A Fresh Look at Wood Art, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC.
   
2008
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• California Contours, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA. (Received juror's award.)
• Ornamental Turners International, St. Louis, MO.
• Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Sculptural Wood Exhibit, American Art Co., Tacoma, WA.
• Rose-Engines and Kings: Contemporary Ornamental Turning 2008, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA.
• Spotlight On: Wood, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.
• Collectors of Wood Art Forum, Scottsdale, AZ.
• Turned Wood — Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
   
2007
• American Association of Woodturners Symposium Gallery Exhibit, Portland, OR.
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• Sculptural Wood Exhibit, American Art Co., Tacoma, WA.
• Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), New York, NY.
• Turned Wood — Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
   
2006
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• Ornamental Turners International Symposium, Portsmouth, NH.
• California Contours, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), New York, NY.
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Turned Wood — Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
   
2005
• Holiday Spot Invitational, NemoArt Gallery, Anchorage, AK.
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• Craft Showcase, Museum of Craft & Folk Art, San Francisco, CA.
• Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL.
• Dimensions 2005, San Luis Obispo, CA (Received juror's first place award.)
• Sculptural Wood Exhibit, American Art Co., Tacoma, WA.
• Featured Artist, NemoArt Gallery, Anchorage, AK.
• Collectors of Wood Art Forum, Philadelphia, PA.
• Innovative Perspectives in Turning, Philadelphia, PA & Brookfield, CT.
• Masters in Wood, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, AZ.
• California Black & White, The Cabrillo Gallery, Aptos, CA.
• Artist Reflections, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA.
• NICHE Awards Exhibit, Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PA.
• Materials: Hard & Soft, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX.
• Utah Woodturning Symposium Gallery Exhibit, Provo, UT.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), New York, NY.
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Turned Wood — Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
   
2004
• Craft Showcase, Museum of Craft & Folk Art, San Francisco, CA.
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• Utah Woodturning Symposium Gallery Exhibit, Provo, UT.
• Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, IL.
• Tree of Life: Wood Art, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA.
• Solo Show, County Government Center, Santa Cruz, CA.
• One and Only, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
• Wood-O-Rama, Yieser Art Center, Paducah, KY.
• Sculptural Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), New York, NY.
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
Featured Artist, Gallery M, Half Moon Bay, CA.
• Turned Wood — Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
   
2003
• Box & Container Show, NW Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
• Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz, CA.
• Cultural Council Benefit Auction, Santa Cruz, CA.
   
2002
• Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz, CA.


BOOKS

Robin Wood's CORES Recycled, Schiffer Publishing, 2015.
Bartram's Boxes Remix, Schiffer Publishing, 2014.
Turning to Art in Wood – A Creative Journey, Schiffer Publishing, 2012.
Woodturning Today, A Dramatic Evolution, Fox Chapel Publishing, 2011.
Wood Art Today 2, Shiffer Books, 2010.
The Art of Jewelry: Wood, Lark Books, 2008.
Best of California Artists, Kennedy Publications, 2007.
Color, Prentice-Hall, 5th Edition, 2006.
500 Bracelets, Lark Books, 2005
500 Wood Bowls, Lark Books, 2004.
 

PERIODICALS

Ornamental Turners International, Vol. 23, No. 2, Winter 2016.
American Craft Council, Week in Craft. May 25, 2016.
Woodworker West, May-June 2016.
Rose Engine News, Vol. 6, No. 2. Fall-Winter 2015-2016.
Rose Engine News, Spring-Summer 2015.
American Art Collector, January 2015.
Woodturning, April 2014.
Ornamental Turners International, Summer 2013.
American Woodturner, June 2012.
Woodwork, Winter 2012.
Rose Engine News, Autumn-Winter 2011.
Jenson Online Express, Sept, 7, 2011.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Aug. 18, 2011.
Woodworker West, July-Aug 2011.
Ornamental Turners International, Spring 2011.
American Woodturner, June 2011.
Society of Ornamental Turners Bulletin, March 2011.
American Woodturner, Feb. 2011.
Rose Engine News, Fall-Winter 2010.
Turning Points, October 2010.
Woodworker West, Sep-Oct 2010.
Ornamental Turners International, Summer 2010.
American Woodturner, June 2010.
Woodworker West, Jan-Feb 2010.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Dec. 9, 2009.
Ornamental Turners International, Summer 2009.
American Woodturner, Summer 2009.
American Woodturner, Spring 2009.
Woodworker West, Jan-Feb 2009.
Woodworker West, Sep-Oct 2008.
American Woodturner, Spring 2008.
American Woodturner, Fall 2007.
Best of California Artists, Kennedy Publications, 2007.
American Woodturner, Spring 2007.
Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County Calendar, 2006.
Anchorage News Daily, Sept. 30, 2005.
American Craft, Feb/Mar 2005.
American Woodturner, Fall 2004.
Crafts Report, August 2004.
 

MUSEUMS AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2011 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
2006 Craft Supplies USA, Provo, UT.
2004 The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA.
 

AWARDS

2016 Rose Cup, Ornamental Turners International Symposium, Denver, CO.
2012 Masters Cup, Ornamental Turners International Symposium, Scranton, PA.
2012 Straightline Wood Cup, Ornamental Turners International Symposium, Scranton, PA.
2010 Masters Cup, 1st place award, Ornamental Turners International Symposium, San Jose, CA.
2009 Box & Container Show, 3rd place award, Northwest Fine Woodworking, Seattle, WA.
 

PRESENTATIONS

2016 Ornamental Turners International Symposium, Denver, CO.
2016 Silicon Valley Woodturners, San Mateo, CA.
2014 American Association of Woodturners Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.
2011 Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA.
2011 Ornamental Turners International Symposium, St. Paul, MN.
2010 Ornamental Turners International Symposium, San Jose CA.
2008 Ornamental Turners International Symposium, St. Louis, MO.
2006 Ornamental Turners International Symposium, New Castle, NH.