September 27, 2021
Student Affinity Group: Let’s Talk About Grad School!
Guest speakers Kristi Williams from San Diego State University, Esther Cho from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Mark Tan from Virginia Commonwealth University join us to talk about their journey into woodworking/furniture design, what led them to pursue graduate school, and share what they are currently working on in their research.
Friday, April 30, 4pm EDT
Student Affinity Group: What’s Next? Life After Graduation
3 artists share some insights and advice on how to continue with your artistic endeavors after art school through each of our guests’ unique experiences.
Our special guest artists are Soo Joo, a RISD graduate and a past Anderson Ranch resident who is currently making art in Seoul, South Korea, Tom Lees, who attended the Krenov School of Fine Furniture and Capellagården in Sweden and currently teaches as an adjunct professor at UW-Madison, and Oakland, California based artist Adrien Segal whose work uses scientific research and data to inform her work and has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums.
Friday, March 26, 2021
Collaboration & Craft For A Greater Good: A Conversation with Annie Evelyn & Ellie Richards
TFS’ resident fellows Annie Evelyn & Ellie Richards about the work they are doing for Craft for Greater Good at STEAM Studios and BeLoved Asheville, how they collaborate as artists, what types of community based projects are they currently working on, and what they are doing toengage with the community.
Friday, February 26. 2021
This is the first of a 3 part series where we are talking with Curators about how they develop an idea for an exhibition, seeing it to fruition, working with artists, and what recommendations they have for students, emerging artists and those interested in exhibiting their work.
Friday, January 29, 2021
The Furniture Society and students from across North America learn about programs, residencies, scholarships and funding from Anderson Ranch, Hancock Shaker Village, Penland & Peters Valley.