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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 . . .

 

Posted: December 30, 2016 11:13AM

Thank You Judy!

I want to begin my presidency by officially thanking Judy Chernoff for her commitment, dedication and involvement as our past president. Judy did an unbelievable job of growing the CWA. Today we have more members, more involvement and a wonderful active community that I hope to sustain.

Judy's shared an unbelievable passion and commitment to the CWA and we are fortunate to have had her as our leader.

 

Posted: December 19, 2016 9:42AM

CWA at SOFA Chicago 2016

by Jeff Bernstein
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Posted: November 21, 2016 1:16PM

2016 CWA Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

Fleur Bresler was honored as CWA's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient on November 4, 2016, at CWA's SOFA dinner in Chicago. Outgoing President Judy Chernoff delivered the following remarks during the presentation.
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Posted: October 26, 2016 4:35PM

James Mellick's 'Wounded Warrior Dogs' Wins ArtPrize 2016's Public Vote Award

On October 7, 2016, James Mellick was awarded ArtPrize 2016's $200,000 public vote award.  more . . .

 

Posted: October 26, 2016 4:34PM

Fleur Bresler: CWA 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

by Dave Long
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Posted: September 26, 2016 11:28AM

ACE Excellence in Wood Award Winner: Mike Shuler

by Dave Long
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Posted: September 16, 2016 7:24AM

From the ACE Blog...Nature Presents: Wood Art - An Interview with the President of the Collectors of Wood Art

Credit: American Craft Exposition newsletter
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Each year the American Craft Exposition (ACE) is proud to work with many cultural centers, organizations and lovers of craft who support our Show. One of those meaningful relationships is the partnership between ACE and the Collectors of Wood Art (CWA) who work to develop and honor wood art at its finest while also supporting the achievements of the artists who create such memorable pieces.  more . . .

 

Posted: August 29, 2016 6:02PM

Michelle and David Holzapfel Exhibition at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts

Passaggi, an exhibition at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts in Brattleboro, VT, featuring the work of wood artists Michelle and David Holzapfel, will open with an Artists Reception September 22, 5pm, and continue through October 23, 2016.  more . . .

 

Posted: August 11, 2016 12:17PM

Museum Grant Purchase Program

CWA is pleased to announce the establishment of the Museum Grant Purchase Program, a new and exciting way to assist museums in acquiring modern/contemporary wood art for their permanent collections.
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