AAW Announces Invited Artists for 2017 International Exhibition

Call for Additional Artist Submissions: The Sphere-Second Round at the AAW Gallery of Wood Art
By: American Association of Woodturners (AAW)
The Sphere-Second Round
The Sphere-Second Round
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Sept. 27, 2016 - PRLog -- The American Association of Woodturners' (AAW) Professional Outreach Program is pleased to announce the invited artists for its 2017 annual international exhibition, The Sphere-Second Round.

Now in their 11th year, the POP exhibitions bring together a lively, international mix of smaller-scale works by established and emerging wood artists. Listed below are the 38 invited artists, who are from 16 states and 11 countries.

Additional artists are welcome to apply for The Sphere-Second Round. All works must measure 6" x 6" x 6" or less, and reflect the title theme of spheres. The application fee of $30 is waived for full-time students in art, design, and woodworking programs. Juried submissions accepted November 1, 2016 through January 1, 2017.

The Sphere-Second Round will premiere at the AAW Gallery of Wood Art in St. Paul, MN, and run March 5 through June 4, before traveling to the 2017 AAW International Woodturning Symposium, Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO, June 22-25. All works will be sold in a simultaneous live/online auction on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Jennifer Anderson, California
David Belser, New Hampshire
Jerome Blanc, Switzerland
Michael Brolly, Pennsylvania
Miriam Carpenter, Pennsylvania
David Ellsworth, Pennsylvania
Melissa Engler, North Carolina
J. Paul Fennell, Arizona
Nicholas Flaherty, Pennsylvania
Liam Flynn, Ireland
Vivien Grandouiller, France
Keith Holt, US
Michael Hosaluk, Canada
Katie Hudnall, Indiana
Yuri Kobayashi, Massachusetts
Pat Kramer, Hawai'i
Marete Larsen, Denmark
Craig Lofton, Texas
Zina Manesa-Burloiu, Romania
Yann  Marot, France
Terry Martin, Australia
Al Miotke, Illinois
Phillip Moulthrop, Georgia
John Mydock, Hawai'i
Joss Naigeon, France
Andrew Potocnik, Australia
Graeme Priddle, New Zealand
Avelino Samuel, U.S. Virgin Islands
Merryll Saylan, California
Betty Scarpino, Indiana
Neil Turner, Australia
Gerritt Van Ness, Washington
Jacques Vesery, Maine
Marjin Wall, Oregon
Derek Weidman, Pennsylvania
Hans Weissflog, Germany
Kimberly Winkle, Tennessee
Leah Woods, New Hampshire

Full details for The Sphere-Second Round are available at http://www.woodturner.org/?page=2017CallSphere. High resolution images are available upon request. Exhibition images available early January 2017.

About the AAW and the AAW Gallery of Wood Art
The American Association of Woodturners (AAW) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, dedicated to advancing the art and craft of woodturning worldwide by offering opportunities for education, inspiration, and community to those interested in turning wood. Established in 1986, AAW currently has more than 15,000 members and a network of over 350 local chapters globally representing professionals, amateurs, artists, hobbyists, gallery owners, collectors, and others. The AAW possesses the single largest collection of woodturning information anywhere and its award-winning journal, American Woodturner, is the foremost publication on the art and craft of woodturning in the world. To learn more, visit http://www.woodturner.org.

The AAW Gallery of Wood Art is located in historic Landmark Center in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. The gallery features 4-6 exhibitions annually of contemporary sculpture and craft in wood, as well as educational displays and a gift shop. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11-4, Sundays 12-3 and by appointment. Live woodturning demonstrations are presented the 3rd Sunday of each month from 12-3. To learn more, visit http://www.galleryofwoodart.org.

Tib Shaw, curator
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