- April 22, 2019
-- Thomas William Furniture Collection from furniture maker, Tom Dumke is pleased to announce a new piece added to 2019 Collection. Thomas William Furniture will unveil the new piece at the 2019 prestigious 37th annual Smithsonian Craft Show. The 37th annual Smithsonian Craft Show will be held April 25-28 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C, with a preview night reception April 24.
Tom Dumke of Thomas William Furniture is one of the 120 fine-art craft artists representing 34 states; chosen from more than 1,000 applications. Thomas William Furniture is based in Southeastern Wisconsin. Artists in seventeen medium categories were selected to participate throughout a highly competitive jury review process by a panel of jurors who are experts in the visual arts.
"I am excited and honored to be accepted into the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show said Tom enthusiastically. "There are many fine craftspeople who apply to this show. The new piece added to the Collection is a Solid Tiger Maple Table with accents of ribbon mahogany. Beautiful as a console, sofa, or hall table." Tom handcrafts solid wood furniture that is Shaker inspired and is traditional with a modern flair. The clean line of the Shaker form inspires the design, creating pieces of sized proportionally for today's needs. The Shakers have had a profound influence on Tom's work: their clean unadorned simplicity, functionalism, and craftsmanship. He also is influenced with a deep respect for the furniture craftsmen of the 17th and 18th centuries.
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