Center for Furniture Craftsmanship: Maine Wood 2022 Biennial Exhibition
Deadline: August 31, 2021
The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, announced a statewide call for entries for the eighth juried Maine Wood biennial. The exhibition, which takes place in the Center’s Messler Gallery from January 21 – April 6, 2022, will once again showcase the breadth, creativity, and excellence of wood craftsmanship in the state of Maine.
All Maine artists and artisans who work in wood are encouraged to apply, including furniture makers, turners, carvers, sculptors, luthiers, and others. Submitted work must have been made in Maine during the last five years.
Eight awards will be presented at the opening night reception on Friday, January 21, 2022. These are $300 gift certificates or cash awards contributed by Tools for Working Wood for “Best New Maker,” by The Craftsmanship Initiative for “Best Original Design,” by Rare Woods, USA for “Best Use of Wood,” by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks for “Jurors’ Best in Show,” by Holt & Bugbee for “People’s Choice,” by Woodcraft of Portsmouth for “Best in Furniture,” by Packard Woodworks for “Best Turned Object,” and by Rockler Woodworking and Hardware of South Portland, Maine, for “Outstanding Craftsmanship.”
Full submission guidelines are available on the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s Messler Gallery web page at http://woodschool.org/maine-wood-call-for-entries. Questions may be directed to Gallery Director Victoria Allport, at Victoria@woodschool.org or 207-594-5611.