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EDUCATION

John Makepeace School for Craftsmen in Wood, Dorset, England 1992

BA Economics, Connecticut College 1986 


AWARDS

Milford Arts Council, Furniture: Living With Art, 1st Place, 2014

Curator, The Next Wave- A Third Generation of Studio Furniture Makers, Windsor Art Center, Windsor CT 2011

CT Artist Fellowship Grant, 2010

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Wharton Esherick Prize for Excellence in Wood, 2007

USA Craft Today, Silvermine Guild Galleries, Best in Wood 2005

Spectrum 2005, New Canaan Society of the Arts, Best in Show 2005

Mystic Art Association, Furniture: A Celebration of the Individual Craftsman, Viewers Choice Award 2003

Mystic Art Association, Furniture: A Celebration of the Individual Craftsman, Most Creative Design 2003

Society for Connecticut Crafts Annual Exhibition, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Wood 2001

ACC Craft Fair, Sarasota, FL, Honorable Mention for Excellence in Craft 2000

Society for Connecticut Crafts Annual Exhibition, Award for Excellence in Wood 1998

Guilford Handcrafts, First Place Booth 1998

Northeastern Woodworkers Association Showcase, First Place Contemporary Table Category 1998

Smallpeace Trust Award for Best Piece of Furniture (Series Chair) July 1992


COLLECTIONS

White House Ornament Collection, Washington, DC

Ironwood Gallery, Ridgefield, CT

Jeffrey Weiss Gallery, Black Rock, CT

General Cigar Company, Windsor, CT

Sansar Gallery, Washington, DC

Fiell Gallery, London, England

The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Creations Fine Woodworking Gallery, Hockessin, DE

Private collections in the UK, Turkey and USA


PUBLICATIONS

Parnham at 50

Bespoke: Furniture from 101 International Artists, Ashley Rooney, Forward -Thomas Throop, Schiffer Books

500 Cabinets, Ray Hemachandra, John Grew Sheridan, Lark Books

Wood Art Today, Dona Meilach, Schiffer Books 

Wood Art Today 2, Jeffery B  Snyder, Schiffer Books 

Custom Furniture Source Book-A Guide to 125 Craftsmen, Taunton Press

Fine Woodworking, Taunton Press, Profile

Home Furniture Magazine-Article and Cover

Connecticut College Alumni Magazine-Profile

Fairfield County Home Magazine -Interview and Profile

Darien, New Canaan, Rowayton Magazine - Artist Profile

House and Garden

Design Week-Special Chair Edition

Woodworker Magazine 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Fairfield Museum, Handcrafted: Artisans Past and Present, Fairfield CT  Oct 2015 – Mar 2016

Architectural Digest Design Show, New York, NY  2010-2019

Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington DC  2006, 2007, 2013, 2019

Milford Arts Council, Furniture: Living With Art, Milford CT  2014

Silvermine Art Guild, Featured Artist, New Canaan, CT  2013

Reynolds Fine Art Gallery, Furniture Invitational, New Haven CT  2013

The Next Wave, A Third generation of Studio Furniture Makers, Windsor Art Center, Windsor CT  2011

Artists invite Artists, Artplace, Fairfield, CT  2011

A Just Standard, CT Commission on Culture and Tourism, Hartford, CT  2011

Gallery 12, Solo Exhibition, New Canaan, CT  2008/ 2009, 2011/2012

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show  2007, 2012

American Craft Exposition, Evanston IL  2006, 2007

Spectrum 2005, New Canaan Society of the Arts  2005

Art from Connecticut Forests, Lyman Allyn Art Museum  2004

SOFA, Sculpture Objects & Functional Art, New York, New York   2003, 2004

SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL  2002, 2003

Studio Furniture, The Mill Gallery, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT  2004

Local Treasures, Ironwood Gallery, Ridgefield, CT  2003

Elegant Solutions- an Installation, Three- Person Show, Jeffrey Weiss Gallery, Black Rock, CT  2002

Artful Furniture + Lighting, Ironwood Gallery, Ridgefield, CT  2002

ACC Craft Fair, Baltimore, MD 1994, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006

Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC  2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Westchester Craft Show, White Plains, NY  2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Harmony in Material and Form, Solo Exhibition, Creations Gallery, Hockessin, DE  2001

USA Craft Today, Silvermine  Guild Galleries,  New Canaan, CT 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008

Society for Connecticut Crafts Annual Exhibition, CT 1995-2001

Mystic Art Association, Furniture: A Celebration of the Individual Craftsman, Mystic, CT 1998 -2007

Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show, Philadelphia, PA 1998-2002

The Craftsman's Chair, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield Crafts Center, Brookfield, CT 1997

H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, Living Images and Shapes, Two-Person Show, New Canaan, CT 1997

Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Showcase Gallery, Bradley International Airport, Hartford, CT 1995

Wadsworth Atheneum Craft Show, Hartford, CT 1995

Loft Gallery, New Views, Two-Person Show, Guilford, CT 1995

Decorative Arts Today, Bonhams, London, England 1993

Parnham at Sotheby's, London, England 1992

New Designers, Business Design Center, London, England 1992

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