The faculty for the twelve-week Furniture Intensive is drawn from among the following instructors. Additional faculty may be named as opening dates draw near. Please visit the instructors’ websites for more extensive views of their work.
Kendrick Anderson builds furniture on commission in Lincolnville, ME, and works with architectural firms to create unique commercial environments. Notable projects include Kimball House (Southern Living’s best new restaurant of 2014) and Staplehouse (Bon Appétit’s best new restaurant in America for 2016). His work has been featured on Oprah Winfrey’s “Super Soul Sunday” and in Modern Luxury Interiors. Kendrick is a graduate of our Furniture Intensive and has been building furniture professionally for 11 years. To see more of Kendrick’s work, go to kendrickanderson.com.
Aaron Fedarko is an independent furniture designer/maker in mid-coast Maine. In 2007, after 16 years in the corporate world, he completed our Nine-month Comprehensive, participated in our Fellowship program, and set up shop as a furniture maker. In addition to ongoing commission work, Aaron has been a Lead Instructor for the Furniture Intensive since 2014. He also serves as an Artisan Mentor for Greenwood, a nonprofit organization that teaches woodworking skills and sustainable forest management to rural communities in Latin America. Aaron’s furniture has been featured in 500 Chairs (Lark Books, 2008) and 500 Cabinets (Lark Books, 2010). To see more of his work, visit fedarkofurniture.com.
Adrian Ferrazzutti is a self-employed furniture maker in Guelph, Ontario. He is a 1998 graduate of the Fine Woodworking Program at the College of the Redwoods, where he studied with James Krenov. Adrian has been widely published and writes for Fine Woodworking, which featured his chair on the back cover of the December 2007 issue. His video series, “Veneered Boxes with a Twist,” debuted at finewoodworking.com in 2014. The Canada Council for the Arts has awarded Adrian several grants, and he exhibits across Canada and in the U.S. Adrian’s website is ferrazzuttifurniture.com.
Reed Hansuld is a self-employed furniture maker who works out of a cooperative shop in Brooklyn, NY, where he builds furniture on commission and designs freelance for industry. A 2009 graduate of our Nine-month Comprehensive, Reed has been awarded Windgate residencies at the International Turning Exchange and San Diego State University, two grants from the Ontario Arts Council, and two finalist NICHE Awards. In 2019, Reed’s then-company, Harold, earned a Rising Talent Award at the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris. Reed was profiled in the December 2015 issue of American Craft. His website is reedfurnituredesign.com.
Owain Harris a self-taught woodworker who designs and builds custom residential furnishings in Gonic, NH. He began his career in wood as a framing carpenter, in 1997, and worked as both a finish carpenter and remodeler before moving into the shop full-time, in 2008. Owain is a juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen and the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association. His work has received multiple awards, including a Pinnacle Award from the International Society of Furniture Designers and a Veneertech Craftsman Challenge Award. Owain has been featured in numerous publications, including Fine Woodworking and NH Home Magazine. More of his work may be seen at owainharris.com.
Brian Reid is a 1995 graduate of England’s Parnham College, where he trained under John Makepeace. For more than 15 years he has divided his time between teaching at the Center and building furniture on commission. Brian’s work has been published in American Craft, Fine Woodworking, and Woodwork magazines and exhibited in galleries nationwide. He was designated a “Searchlight Artist” by the American Craft Council in 2007, received an Artist Award from the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts in 2012, was the Windgate Artist in Residence at SUNY Purchase for 2017, and was awarded a Maine Artist Fellowship in 2018. To see more of Brian’s work, go to brianreidfurniture.com.
Libby Schrum is a professional furniture maker in Camden, ME. A 2001 graduate of our Furniture Intensive, she subsequently earned an MFA in furniture design from Rhode Island School of Design in 2005. Libby has exhibited at top venues such as the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and the Architectural Digest Design Show in New York, and her work has been featured in The New York Times, Fine Woodworking, and 500 Chairs (Lark Books, 2008). In 2010, Libby was awarded the prestigious John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship by Boston’s Society of Arts & Crafts. Her website is libbyschrum.com.