Selected Juried and Invitational Exhibitions

2008 Annual Faculty Exhibition – Arrowmont School of Craft- Gatlinburg, TN
In The Palm Of Your Hand Messler Gallery, CFC, Rockport, ME

2007 Annual Faculty Exhibition- Messler Gallery / Center for Furniture Craftsmanship- Rockport, ME
Annual Faculty Exhibition – Arrowmont School of Craft- Gatlinburg, TN

2006 Contemporary American Woodturning- Rochester Arts Center- Rochester, MN
Also traveling to the American Association of Woodturners- St. Paul, MN

2005 Connections: Ten Year Retrospective Exhibition of the International Turning Exchange-
opening at the Berman museum in Collegeville, PA and traveling to other venues in the US and Europe.
Connections Plus -International Turning Exchange Retrospective –Woodturning Center.
Nation of Enchanted Form Exhibition Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, MA, and AAW gallery, St. Paul, MN
Innovative Perspectives in Turning Brookfield Craft Center, & The Woodturning Center.
AAW Katrina Relief Fund On-Line Auction piece donated to help hurricane victims.

2004 allTURNatives- Form + Spirit / International Turning Exchange Resident’s Exhibition
The Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA
Emma Lake Collaborative Conference - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Summer Faculty Exhibition- Arrowmont School of Craft / Gatlinburg, TN

2003 Turned Multiples III - Craft Alliance, St. Louis and the Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA
“Passing Down the Craft”- student & faculty exhibition / Santa Fe Community College.

2002 Annual Resident’s Exhibition- Arrowmont School of Craft / Gatlinburg, TN
Emma Lake Collaborative Conference – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

2001 Arrowmont Residents 2001 Arrowmont School of Craft / Gatlinburg, TN
The Birthday Party Brand Library Art Gallery- Glendale, California
By Design Contemporary Furniture Exhibit, Shidoni Gallery- Santa Fe, NM

2000 Horizons 2000 Invitational Woodturning Show - Brookfield Craft Center
Little Bowl Show -Collaborative Woodturning Exhibition, Saskatchewan Craft Council.
SFCC Student and Faculty Exhibit- Santa Fe Community College.

1999 Built - Dartmouth Street Gallery - Albuquerque, NM

1998 Southwest Arts Festival - Albuquerque, NM

1996 Magnifico Art of Albuquerque

1992 Baltimore Winter Market - American Craft Council
New Mexico Woodworkers' Show - Santa Fe, NM

1991 Minneapolis Crafts Market - American Crafts Council
Contemporary Crafts Market- Santa Monica, CA
Scottsdale Festival of the Arts- Scottsdale, AZ
New Mexico Arts and Craft Fair - Juror's Exhibit

1990 Contemporary Crafts Market -Santa Monica, CA

(many other juried craft shows starting in 1981)

Collections include:
The Woodturning Center - Philadelphia, PA
Albuquerque Museum - Permanent Collection
Fleur and Charles Bressler, Bethesda, VA
Jerry Drown Collection- Arrowmont, TN
Robyn and John Horn collection, Little Rock, AK
John & Patti Hill collection, Weaverville, NC
Bruce and Marina Kaiser collection, Wilmington, DE
Tim and Sheryl Kochman collection, Washington, DC
Sam and Alfreda Maloof Collection, Alta Loma, CA
Joe Seltzer collection, Elkins Park, PA
Harry and Doris Wolin collection, Evanston, IL
Dave and Suzy Whal collection, Santa FE, NM
Basilian Father’s Residence Chapel, Albuquerque, NM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Jemez Springs, NM
Villa Louis Martin Chapel, Jemez Springs, NM
Presbyterian Hospital Chapel, Albuquerque, NM
Aquinas Newman Center- UNM Campus, Alb., NM
AUJ Motorsports- Corporate Offices, Alb., NM
Annunciation Catholic Church, Alb., NM
UNM School of Architecture & Planning, Alb., NM


  • International Turning Exchange 2004- 8-week residency program sponsored by the Woodturning Center and held at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA
  • The Horn Fellowship- one year Artist-in-Residence Program 2001/ 2002- first woodturner resident at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
  • "NICHE" Award - 1992 National Craft Retailers' Magazine- Award of Excellence for Design in Wood - decorative category
  • Award of Excellence and Artist's Choice Award- selected as best of 200 exhibitors - Southwest Arts Festival 1997
  • Sam Maloof Scholarship Award: "Making a Living in Wood" Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO 1988 / “Creativity for Woodturners” with Stephen Hogbin 2008
  • Merit Awards - New Mexico Arts and Crafts Show- 1981, 82, 85
  • 1st Place / Award of Excellence - "Clay, Fiber, & Wood" Exhibition / Albuquerque United Artists 1984
  • Jurors' Award - "Once-A-Tree"- NM Woodworking Show 1981

  • “Connections”- International Turning Exchange 1995-2005 ISBN 0-9729943-1-9
  • Turning Points volume 17 #1 Fall 2004
  • American Association of Woodturners Video / DVD “Highlights from the Orlando Symposium 2004”
  • American Association of Woodturners Journal- Fall 2004 / volume 19 #3
  • American Association of Woodturners Journal – Winter 2003 / Volume 18 #4, pg. 28 -30
  • American Association of Woodturners- 2004 Symposium video / DVD
  • Turning Points volume 16 #1 / Fall 2003
  • American Association of Woodturners Journal - Fall 1999 (brief mention)
  • AAW Video- “Instant Gallery Critique 1999” s
  • "Niche" Magazine - Spring 1992
  • Fine Woodworking Design Book III The Taunton Press 1983

Past Gallery Affiliations include:

  • American Craft Museum Gift Shop- New York, NY
  • American Artisan- Nashville, TN
  • Compositions Gallery- San Francisco, CA.
  • Contemporary Craftsman Gallery- Santa Fe, NM
  • The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, CT
  • Following Sea - Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Gallery 500- Elkins Park, PA
  • Mariposa Gallery – Albuquerque, NM
  • Northwest Fine Woodworking- Seattle, WA
  • Palisander Gallery – Taos, NM
  • Sansar- Washington, D.C.
  • Ten Arrow- Cambridge, Mass.

Teaching Experience

Anderson Ranch Arts Center - Aspen, Co
“Effective Woodturning Strategies” July 5-10, 2009
“Turned-On: Creative applications of the lathe Sept. 27-Oct 1, 2006
“Inside & Out- Bowls & other forms” June 13-17, 2005

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – Gatlinburg, TN :
Summer Woodworking Classes:
“Creative Containers / Turning Transformations”
co-taught with David Ellsworth - June 7-12, 2009
“ Sculptural Box Making” – July 8-13, 2008
“Making and Using Beautiful Hand-Tools” – October 14-19, 2007
“Delight in the Details” -July 9-14, 2006
“Turning the Corner” - August 8 to 14, 2004

Community Classes 2001 / Sevier County Artist in the Schools Program / Spring Children’s Classes
assistant to John Jordan- June 2001
assistant to Bonnie Klein- March 2003
assistant to Graeme Priddle- July 2006

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship: Rockport, ME - “Form and Detail” - July 2007

John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC :
Woodturning classes: November 2004, November 2005, May 2006, October 2007, August 2008, January 2009

Peters Valley Craft Center: woodturning class –August 22-26, 2008

Santa Fe Community College - Fine Woodworking Program - 1997- to 2006

Yavapai Community College –creative turning class – August 5-7, 2005

University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning -1995 to 1999
Workshop Supervisor / Instructor: Furniture Design class / guest lecturer in design studios

America Association of Woodturners
Demonstrator -
Louisville Symposium 6/06,
Orlando Symposium 7/04
Richmond Symposium 6/08
Albuquerque Symposium 6/09

AAW Curriculum Committee- 2006 to present
Participant in the Katrina Relief Auction 2005

Featured Presenter at State AAW chapters and regional symposia:
Baltimore Area Woodturners 10/06
BlueRidge Woodturners 10/06
Brasstown Turners 11/04
Bucks County Woodturners 6/02
Capital Area Woodturners 10/06
Cascade Woodturners 10/08
Delaware Valley Turners 10/06
Carolina Woodturners 8/04
Central Texas Woodturners 4/06
Chattahoochee Woodturner’s Association 5/02
Chicago Woodturner’s Association 4/07
Central Florida Woodturners 3/08
Long Island Woodturners 6/04
Georgia Association of Woodturners 5/02 & 11/04
Greater Vancouer Woodturners 10/08
East Tennessee Woodworking Guild 5/02
Keystone Woodturners 7/04
Mt. Vernon Woodturners 10/08
New Jersey Wood turner’s 6/03
New Mexico Wood turner’s Association 10/04
Northwest Washington Woodturners 10/08
Pikes Peak Woodturners 6/07
Portland Woodturners 10/08
Rocky Mountain Woodturning Symposium 9/06
Seattle Woodturners 10/08
Smokey Mountain Wood turner’s Association 4/02)
Southern States Woodturning Symposium 4/03
Totally Turning- Woodturning Symposium 3/09
Turning Southern Style Symposium 9/07
Utah Woodturning Symposium 6/06
Watergap Woodturners 8/08

Albuquerque Woodworkers Association - Workshop Series 1979-2007 (short format) Topics include:
characteristics of wood
carving techniques
wood bending
traditional joinery
jigs and fixtures
guitar making
inlay techniques
making and using hand planes
shaping techniques
furniture design and layout
power tool adjustment and safety

Foundation House Jemez Springs, NM 1981- 85 - Established woodcarving / occupational therapy class for adults.

Professional Memberships
American Craft Council
American Association of Woodturners
Collectors of Wood Art

The Furniture Society
New Mexico Woodturner’s Association

Guild of American Luthiers