Heide Martin | Rockland, ME. Gather Chair, 2021. Oak, Danish cord. 30” x 21” x 20”. $2,200

Alumni & Fellows: 30 Years of Creative Excellence

September 22, 2023 – January 10, 2024 Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship presents this exhibition to showcase the accomplishments of its alumni and previous Fellows. The 23 works on display were selected from over 100 submissions and showcase the extraordinary talent in design and craftsmanship learned by the school’s graduates through…

James Macdonald | Burnham, ME. Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat, 2023. Assorted wood veneers on MDF, copper tacks, oil finish. 27” x 24” x 1”. $3,200.

New Work by Faculty 2023

June 16 – September 6, 2023 “New Work by Faculty,” an exhibition of contemporary wood furniture, furnishings, turnings, sculpture, and stringed instruments has opened for the summer at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport. The show runs through September 6, 2023 and visitors are welcome. All 24 makers represented in…

Gabrielle Das | Brooklyn, NY. Mare’s Nest Table, 2023. Mahogany, cedar, dyed veneer. 30.5” x 42.5” x 11.5”. $2,400.$2,400.

Current Student Work 2023

April 28 – May 31, 2023 “Current Student Work” opens at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, on Friday, April 28. The opening reception will be held on Friday, May 5, from 5-7 p.m. and the public is warmly encouraged to attend, enjoy refreshments, and meet the makers. The…

Osamu Sassa | Camden, ME. “Wan! Wan!” Stool, 2022. Ash, Osmo finish. 17” x 16” x 12”. $800

New Work by Faculty 2022

June 10 – September 7, 2022 The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s yearly exhibition New Work by Faculty opened for the summer on Friday, June 10th at the school’s Messler Gallery. The 24 woodworkers, designers, and artists represented are leaders in the fields of furniture making and design, woodturning, marquetry, and carving. The exhibition runs through…

Andrew Wilcox | Everett, WA. 3-Drawer Shaker Table, 2022. Maple, ebony, wax. 27” x 25” x 14”.

Current Student Work 2022

April 22 – May 25, 2022 “Current Student Work” showcases furniture and furnishings created by students attending the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s flagship professional training, the Nine-month Comprehensive. Gallery hours are 9-5, Monday through Friday, and the public is warmly encouraged to visit. “If the proof is in the pudding,” says Tim Rousseau, the Comprehensive’s…

Clara Cohan | Cape Elizabeth, ME. Gathering, 2020. Various wood scraps, Shou Sugi Ban, tung oil, oil paints, magnets, steel scraps, found objects, lacquer. 60" x 55" x 19.5". $10,000.

Maine Wood 2022

Take the Virtual Tour> January 21 – April 6, 2022 Maine Wood 2022 opened at the Messler Gallery at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship on Friday, January 21, 2022. The show runs through April 6, and visitors are warmly encouraged to attend. Maine Wood is a juried, biennial exhibition designed to showcase the breadth, creativity,…

Peter Korn|Rockland, ME. Continuous-arm Chair, 2014. Ash, leather. 33” x 24” x 23”. NFS.

Straight From the Heart

September 17, 2021 – January 5, 2022 “Straight from the Heart,” a farewell exhibition curated by the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s outgoing founder and Executive Director, Peter Korn, has opened at the school’s Messler Gallery in Rockport, ME. The show runs through January 5, 2022 and visitors are most welcome. The exhibition is Korn’s homage…

Dixie Biggs | Gainesville, FL. Over My Head, 2016. Cherry, watercolor paint and pencil, Krylon matte finish. 7" x 6" dia. $4,200.

New Work by Faculty 2021

June 11 – September 8, 2021 “New Work by Faculty,” an exhibition of contemporary wood furniture, furnishings, turnings, sculpture, and stringed instruments has opened for the summer at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport. The show runs through September 8, 2021 and visitors are welcome. The 19 woodworkers, designers, and…