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December 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Object Lesson | Mark Sfirri, Artist and Woodturner |
Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 | 5:30 – 6:00 pm | The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection
Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that will open wide the cases of the Center’s Museum Collection through the perspectives of individuals from the worlds of art, design, performance, community activism, education, and more, creating fresh dialogues about the Collection and its objects. The series invites the public for an up-close and personal experience in an informal, discursive setting that will encourage exploration of the many treasures in the Collection.
Mark Sfirri is a furniture maker and sculptor who incorporates lathe-turned forms, often turned on multiple axes, in his work. He has demonstrated his techniques throughout North America and Europe, as well as Australia and New Zealand. His work is included in twenty-seven public collections. Sfirri is professor emeritus from Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania where he ran the Fine Woodworking Program from 1981 to 2017.
Object Lesson Schedule:
December 7th – Mark Sfirri, Artist and Woodturner
January 4th – Sean Kelley, Senior Vice President, Director of Interpretation of Eastern State Penitentiary