Michigan Woodcarvers Will Be Showing Their Stuff

Michigan Woodcarvers Will Be Showing Their Stuff

A group of Michigan woodcarvers will be showing their stuff at a woodworking show this weekend. The woodcarvers from Metro Carvers of Michigan are having their 32 annual woodcarving show at Madison Place in Madison Heights on Saturday March 17th and Sunday the 18th.

 

 Michigan Woodcarvers Will Be Showing Their Stuff

The gathering of skilled woodworkers and art enthusiasts is the largest for the Metro Carvers of Michigan, a satellite group of the Michigan Woodcarvers Association. About 2,000 attendees are expected from all over Michigan and a couple of outlying states, such as Ohio and Kentucky.

Michigan Woodcarvers Will Be Showing Their Stuff
A blue ribbon was given to John Karalunas at a previous Michigan woodcarvers show.

Expect a wide variety of artists working in wood burning, bark carving, chip carving, relief carving, “carving in the round” (three-dimensional) and …
…At last year’s event, many of the carvers were professionals in technical fields who never fancied themselves as the expressive type. They couldn’t grasp 2D art with a pencil or paintbrush, but given a knife and some wood to shape and form in 3D, they fell in love.

“You never know until you stop to smell the roses and pick up a knife,” said Paul Blanchard of Rochester Hills, president of the Metro Carvers of Michigan. “I know people who are heavy into computers, do programming and all that, and suddenly they pick up a knife and they have a talent for it, even though they always thought of themselves as an engineer or computer person.

Click here to read more about the show from Andy Kozlowski of candgnews.com

If you are going to be in the area be sure and stop by while the Michigan woodcarvers will be showing their stuff. There should be woodcarvings on display for every interest.

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Woodworking Show Call For Entries

Juried Woodworking Show Call For Entries

The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society Woodworkers Guild has made a call for entries for a juried Woodworking Show coming up in March. The event called Branching Out will take place from March 13th thru the 25th at the society’s Parsons Gallery in Lexington, MA . The deadline for entry in February 29th and the entry form can be found here on the society’s website.

 

Branching Out Woodworking Show

Hosted in cooperation with the LACS Photography Guild

Woodworking Show Call For Entries
Juried woodworking show call for entries

Call for Entries

Juried Wood Artisan’s Show

Dates:

Deadline for entry: February 29th

Notification of selection March 4th

The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society is a non-profit organization located on Waltham Street. Consisting of nine independent guilds for different disciplines, the organization hosts regularly scheduled showings, fundraisers and meetings.

Click here to read the original post from the Lexington Patch

This annual event displays some great works from local woodworkers. Woodcraft of Woburn is the event’s sponsor and there are prizes for the winners in various categories. If you would like to show your stuff at the Branching Out woodworking show you need to act fast as the deadline for entry is rapidly approaching!

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