Bart Niswonger is a furniture maker in western Massachusetts. His work explores complex surface pattern and texture, employing techniques from hand carving to computer controlled routing as well as a broad range of materials.builds functional contemporary furniture incorporating diverse materials, from locally sourced domestic hardwoods to brightly colored cast urethane plastic. His work is known for its bright colors, rich textures and fascinating, tactile, surfaces. Bart was the 2011 recipient of the John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship, he is the Past President of the Furniture Society Board of Trustees, and has been a member since 2004.
His work can be seen at Gallery NAGA in Boston, MA. He and his family live in Worthington, MA where they raise beef cattle.