Tennessee Association of Woodturners 2013 Calender of Events
Apr 2 – David Collier
June 28-30 – American Association of Woodturners Symposium – Tampa, Florida, www.woodturner.org
Oct. 11-13 – Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild All About Turning Woodturning Symposium – West Harrison, Ind, www.ovwg.org
Sept 27-29 TACA Fall Arts and Crafts Fair – Centennial Park, Nashville, TN
Saturday Sessions (8:00 am to 1:00 pm unless otherwise specified)
These sessions are conducted to help with turning issues you may be encountering. Hopefully we will have enough established turners to help each newcomer attending. We want to have the seasoned turners provide guidance on tool sharpening, chucking, proper tool use and any other questions that arise. Please join us! The Turn-In Dates are:
Nick Agar Demonstration
The Tennessee Association of Woodturners will sponsor Nick Agar for a full day demonstration on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The demonstration will be held on the Aquinas College campus, 4210 Harding Road, Nashville, TN. This demonstration will run from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Registration fee for the demonstration will be $10.00 and will include lunch.
Save this date and register early as we will limit attendance to 50 people. You can register and pay by credit card by clicking the “Buy Now” button below, or by sending a check to the TAW mail box:
Tennessee Association of Woodturners
Nick Agar Demonstration
P.O. Box 158296
Nashville, TN 37215
Woodturning artist Nick Agar’s large-scale, multi-textured turned wood sculptures, created at his riverside studio and gallery in Devon, have earned him a reputation for producing highly individual, beautifully crafted art. Nick has inspired many woodturners with his work and has traveled across the world to demonstrate his skills. With more than 23 years experience He has a great understanding of his medium. Choosing burrs and intriguing wind blown or dead timber for the majority of his work, exposing natures treasures beneath the bark. Inspired by organic forms, pottery, and his natural surroundings, he specializes in hollow forms, large diameter work, and surface enhancement. He is renowned for his wall sculptures in particular. His award-winning work often incorporates carving, weaving and metal work. In addition to exhibiting widely and appearing at international conferences both as a demonstrator and a judge, Nick is in constant demand for commissions from collectors, his wide range of clients including HRH Prince of Wales, Dukes, Duchesses and the Royal jewellers, Aspreys. He and his work have also featured on BBC and ITV lifestyle television programs.
More information about Nick Agar can be found on his website: www.turningintoart.com