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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.

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.

Interview with Emily Pilloton

Emily Pillo­ton is the Founder and Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the nonprofit Girls Garage. A designer, builder, educa­tor, and author, she has taught thou­sands of young girls how to use power tools, weld, and build projects for their communities.