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Friday, January 21, 2011

Family Tree: Fine Woodworking in Northern California

Handmade or “studio furniture” has been a strong presence in California since 1945. To celebrate this movement, curator Kathleen Hanna has traced the linage from pioneers Bob Stockdale, Arthur Espenet Carpenter, Arthur Hanna and J.B. Blunk to the present graduates of the wood furniture design program at California College of the Arts. This exhibition features 25 artists whose work has influenced California’s contemporary fine woodworking movement. Also on exhibit will be faculty selected works by students from the Furniture Design Program at California College of the Arts. Throughout the exhibition will be weekend demonstrations, lectures and events.

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