The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, has acquired a set of unusual baseball bats titled “Rejects from the Bat Factory,” created by Mark Sfirri of Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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.
Boston’s Society of Arts + Crafts announced that Sophie Glenn is the 2022 recipient of the John D. Mineck Fellowship, a high-profile award with an unrestricted $25,000 prize given annually to an early-career furniture artist.
Each year the James Renwick Alliance recognizes Masters of the Medium in five fields of endeavor: outstanding artists in the fields of ceramics, wood, glass, metals, and fiber. This prestigious biennial award given by the JRA Craft has honored some of the most significant artists in American Craft.
Rachel David, blacksmith, sculptor, designer, and TFS member, is the winner of the 2021 James Renwick Alliance for Craft Chrysalis Award. David’s innovative forging of metal into shapes and forms referencing bodies and landscapes provides an unexpected unique, provocative commentary on social and environmental justice issues.
Boston’s Society of Arts + Crafts announced that Jamie Herman is the 2021 recipient of the John D. Mineck Fellowship, a high-profile award that includes an unrestricted $25,000 prize and is given annually to an early-career furniture artist.
Aspen Golann has been awarded this years prestigious John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship Award.
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.
New board member Sarah Turner, President North Bennet Street School, talks about NBSS, her history as a maker, and why she joined the FS board.
Meet our newest Board Member! Meg Bye talks about how the FS became a community, family, and the shifting view of craft.
A writer who focuses on craft, Holly Gore was the winner of The Furniture Society’s first Writing Residency Educational Grant at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Holly writes about modern and contemporary art. with a focus on American craft and woodworking.
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