News & Noteworthy
Posted: December 22, 2017 12:05PM
Binh Pho: CWA 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Every year the CWA gives a Lifetime Achievement Award to a deserving collector or artist; usually alternating between the two. It is with pleasure that the CWA recognizes Binh Pho as our 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner. more . . .
Posted: December 22, 2017 11:59AM
Recap and Photos from CWA Mini-Forum in Philadelphia by Joe Seltzer
The mini-forum was, I believe a success. more . . .
Posted: November 10, 2017 12:52PM
SOFA Chicago 2017 by Al Miotke
SOFA Chicago 2017 is now in the record books and it was another enjoyable show on Navy Pier in Chicago. more . . .
Posted: October 4, 2017 1:01PM
Don't miss the CWA Forum in Philadelphia - Nov. 10-12
We hope you will join CWA for a Mini-Forum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 10 - 12. more . . .
Posted: October 2, 2017 10:05AM
Michael Mode Winner of Excellence in Wood Award at ACE 2017
CWA is pleased to announce that Michael Mode was chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Excellence in Wood Award at the American Craft Exposition on September 14th in Glencoe, Illinois. more . . .
Posted: May 11, 2017 12:26PM
Ingrained Excellence: Shuler Wins for Wood at Smithsonian
By Leslie Sevcik, Lynda Smith-Bugge, and Judy Chernoff
The Collectors of Wood Art once again served as sponsors of the Excellence in Wood Award at this year's 35th Anniversary Smithsonian Craft Show. Thirty-year veteran wood turner Mike Shuler was selected as the winner from a field of eight wood artists. more . . .
Posted: April 7, 2017 8:38AM
PBS Series CRAFT IN AMERICA: Nature
On April 21, 2017, PBS will premiere "Nature," an episode in its CRAFT IN AMERICA series. According to the PBS website, "[this] series explores America's creative spirit through the language and traditions of the handmade, and will take you on a journey to the artists, origins and techniques of American craft. more . . .
Posted: March 29, 2017 2:21PM
The Sounds of Woodworking
by John Beaver
I just returned from visiting the International Wood Culture Society's "World Wood Day" event in Long Beach, California. I went to promote the CWA as well as visit with the many friends I knew that were participating. It is incredible to see so many talented wood artists from all around the world, all in one space and all volunteering their time. more . . .
Posted: March 29, 2017 1:43PM
Salem Barker Wins Excellence in Wood Award at ACC Baltimore
by Dave Long
Salem Barker (http://salembarker.com) from the Rockford, Illinois, area won the Collectors of Wood Art Excellence in Wood Award on Friday, February 24, at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore. more . . .
Posted: February 17, 2017 2:30PM
Ellsworth Exhibition and Video
The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts an exhibition, curated by the museum's Elisabeth Agro, of the sculptural objects of woodturner David Ellsworth as part of their “At the Center: Masters of American Craft" series. more . . .
Posted: February 17, 2017 1:15PM
"The Soul of Nakashima" by Robert Aibel
A new look at the master woodworker in advance of a major exhibition at the Modernism Museum Mount Dora in Florida more . . .
Posted: February 17, 2017 12:57PM
Michael Brolly's Wood Art Speaks to Whales
Some artists make tables and chairs, some make bowls and sculptures, Michael Brolly made a wooden whaling boat that plays music to whales. more . . .