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…

Glen Gordon | Freeport, ME. Rockport Table, 2021. Walnut, maple, rosewood, tung oil. $2,100. 29" x 36" x 18".

Current Student Work 2021

April 16 – May 26, 2021 “Current Student Work” showcases furniture and decorative objects created by participants in the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s flagship professional training, the Nine-Month Comprehensive. Ranging in age from 18-56, the students come from an array of backgrounds and professions. The latter include environmental engineering, information technology, contract construction, biochemistry, cabinet…

George Partal, MD | Bangor, ME. Fortified Armor, 2020. Locally harvested oak, pyrography, Pebeo guilding waxes, acrylic paint, gold and silver foil. $499. 11" x 9" dia.

Alumni & Fellows 2021

January 22 – April 7, 2021 A juried exhibition of work by alumni of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship opened at the Messler Gallery in Rockport, Maine on Friday, January 22. The show is open to the public through April 7, 2021. The 22 pieces of original, contemporary woodwork on display were winnowed from 85…

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Out of Bounds: The Art of Croquet

September 18, 2020 – January 6, 2021 A striking exhibition of artist-made mallets and balls, Out of Bounds: The Art of Croquet, will be on view at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, in Rockport, ME, from September 18, 2020 – January 6, 2021. Curators of the smashing exhibition are Jennifer-Navva Milliken,…

Jeffery Mazur | Boothbay, ME. Task Chair, 2018. Walnut, leather, lacquer. NFS. 30" x 23" x 21".

Maine Wood 2020

January 17 – March 20, 2020 Maine Wood is a juried, biennial exhibition designed to showcase the breadth, creativity, and excellence of Maine’s woodworking community. “This is our seventh biennial,” says Peter Korn, Executive Director of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, “and I’m happy to say that woodworking is thriving in Maine.”  For 2020 the…

Polly Adams Sutton|Seattle, WA. Calmo, 2019. Cedar bark, ash, cedar root. $2,800. 11.5" x 9" x 7".

Contemporary Greenwood

September 20, 2019 – January 2, 2020 ROCKPORT, ME ­­– An exhibition of greenwood furniture, furnishings, and art created by leading international makers opened at the Messler Gallery in Rockport, Maine, on Friday, September 20 and runs through January 2, 2020. “Greenwood” woodworkers harvest their materials from freshly felled trees, while both the wood and…