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InGrained: Furniture, Sculpture, and Woodturning by Pennsylvania Artists

Decem­ber 2, 2023 – January 202024

Mark Sfirri, the 2008 curator of Across the Grain — A Regional Wood Exhi­bi­tion, returns to WAC to curate InGrained – An Exhi­bi­tion of Penn­syl­va­nia Furni­ture, Sculp­ture and Wood­turn­ing, the 2023 Craft­Forms’ compan­ion show. In addi­tion to being a furni­ture maker and sculp­tor working in wood, Sfirri is also a teacher, researcher, writer, collab­o­ra­tor, photog­ra­pher, and printmaker.

2024 Windgate Arts Residency Program in Wood

The Windgate Arts Resi­dency Program in Wood is a colle­gial expe­ri­ence in which the resi­dent Fellows explore new work through research, explo­ration, and collab­o­ra­tion. The Museum for Art in Wood awards pres­ti­gious fellow­ships for the annual resi­dency program, select­ing from an inter­na­tional pool of applicants.

International Society of Furniture Designers — 2022 Innovation + Design Award Winners

The Inter­na­tional Society of Furni­ture Design­ers (ISFD) is an orga­ni­za­tion dedi­cated to excel­lence, inno­va­tion, educa­tion, and orig­i­nal­ity in the prac­tice of furni­ture design and serves as the unified voice of the furni­ture design commu­nity.

Each year the ISFD spon­sors the INNO­VA­TION + DESIGN Compe­ti­tion, a juried compe­ti­tion designed to cele­brate inge­nu­ity among profes­sional design­ers and emerg­ing students who antic­i­pate a career in the custom wood and related home furnishings industries.

EMMA International Collaboration 2022

Every two years, artists from around the world come together in North­ern Saskatchewan, Canada to share ideas, tech­niques, and collab­o­rate on projects. Artists at all levels in their career are encour­aged to get creative, think outside of their tradi­tional prac­tice, and exper­i­ment with a variety of other mediums — metal­work­ing, wood­work­ing, and glass, to name a few.

Welcome TFS’ New Board President & Vice President

The Furni­ture Society welcomes incom­ing Board Pres­i­dent, Karen Ernst and Vice Pres­i­dent, Kathryn Hall.

We are thrilled to have these two incred­i­ble indi­vid­u­als step­ping into these roles and look forward to working with them in contin­u­ing to steer the course for The Furniture Society.

A Letter From Outgoing FS President Adam Manley

The Furni­ture Society extends a heart­felt thanks to outgo­ing Pres­i­dent, Adam Manley, for his lead­er­ship of the Board of Directors. 

We are grate­ful for his dedi­cated service, thought­ful guid­ance, and sense of humor. Adam will remain on the Exec­u­tive Commit­tee for the fore­see­able future and we look forward to contin­u­ing our work with him at this level.