Michael’s interest in furniture design evolved from his background in mechanical engineering and love of art.
Designer, maker, teacher and mentor, Michael is one of Canada’s most respected contemporary furniture masters.
Beth Ireland is a Woodturner/Sculptor who draws upon a lifetime of professional, traditional Woodturning/Woodworking skills to explore sculpture, architecture and relational aesthetics. Her belief in the power of the object drives her work, exploring the idea of memory locked in objects, and the creation of object as a visible symbol of memory. Working alone and collaboratively she delves into the anthropological meaning of making in our modern lives.
Carl is a master craftsman with decades of experience. Currently, he’s exploring engineering, detail, and proportion in furniture making.
A former Army satellite network coordinator, lifelong artist, inveterate tinkerer, and a serious guitar nerd.
Tampa based woodworker, Kirk Moss, is known for his fine work as a wood turner and custom furniture maker.
Kevin Rodel has been designing handmade custom furniture in Maine since 1986. The foundations of his designs are: architecture, Asian design and the International Arts and Crafts Movement.
He is co-author of the the book, Arts and Crafts Furniture; from Classic to Contemporary, and occasionally writes for Fine Woodworking magazine.
Renowned for her exquisite textural and surface embellishment work, Kate Swann is a master craftswoman of fine wood furniture and sculptural works.
Vic is a graduate of the ‘Furniture Design and Making’ course at Rosewood Studio in Ontario.