We are truly sorry but this workshop has been canceled.
Internationally respected wood turner, Michael Hosaluk of Saskatoon, Canada, creates functional vessels, furniture and sculptural pieces that are recognized for their humor, inventive spirit and technical mastery. Hosaluk, who is self-taught, says that his work tells stories of his life. Also an author, Hosaluk’s 2002 book, Scratching the Surface: Art and Content in Contemporary Wood, features exceptional examples of surface design and narrative content of 100 acclaimed artists.
He is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and the Saskatchewan Crafts Council, and was the 2004 recipient of the Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Innovation in the Arts. Michael’s work is exhibited throughout Canada,the United States, England, Germany, and Japan, and can be found in the permanent collection at Buckingham Palace. Michael is a co-founder of the American Association of Wood turners.
Explore personal direction in object making. The student will learn by ex¬changing techniques and creating objects. New techniques will be explored and developed. Use cultural and societal found objects to convey the essence of the your ideas. Wood and woodworking techniques will act as the catalyst of ideas, but all materials and techniques will be considered. Collaboration will be encouraged.
Skill level: All
Lecture: Location TBDMichael Hosaluk's Website
Don’t miss Michael's presentation at the Yuma symposium which will be held February 26-28, 2009