Woodturning has come to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the form of a display of works airport’s Atrium. Woodturning artist from from many states in the US and even Great Britain have items on display. The display includes more than 40 pieces including some made by woodturners Ed Moulthrop, Bob Stocksdale and Rude Osolnik.
The article by Amy Schneider was posted on the Airport’s news site included several photos of the woodturnings.
Carving a niche: Exhibit highlights wooden works
Hartsfield-Jackson’s new exhibit in two display cases — titled “Three Pioneers of Contemporary American Woodturning” and “Woodturning as an Art Form” — showcases more than 40 of these wooden artworks in the Atrium. The pieces include bowls of various sizes, vases, candleholders and decorative boxes.
“The pieces in this exhibit demonstrate how artists’ creativity transformed a useful, necessary trade into an outlet for aesthetic beauty,” said David Vogt, Airport Art Program manager. “The quality of the wood is only part of…
The woodturning display has pieces of all shapes and sizes including some beautiful scent bottles by Stephen Paulsen of California.