Chelsea Witt is an artist and educator working in both wood and ink. Currently based in New Jersey, Chelsea has a sculpture degree from the University of South Florida and is a graduate of the Furniture Intensive at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship. Chelsea has worked for and studied with artist/makers such as Alexis Dold, Tyler Hays, Christina Boy, Aaron Fedarko, Tim Rousseau, and David Upfill-Brown. Chelsea has taught at Penland School of Craft, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Peters Valley School of Craft and the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship. Chelsea currently teaches 3D design and woodworking at Moorestown Friends School, is the Education Chair for the ChairMakers Toolbox, and works for both the Furniture Society and A Workshop of Our Own.
“My priority when teaching is to include the excluded and push the boundaries of “the norm” in a woodshop. My priority as an artist is to explore and push the boundaries of emotional and mental health.”