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Nature Transformed: Wood Art From The Bohlen Collection

Through October 3, 2004

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

A collection of some 82 superb pieces of contemporary art, carved and/or turned in wood, by 71 American, European and Australian artists. This collection will also appear at the Mobile Museum of Art in Alabama and the Museum of Arts and Design, New York.

More info HERE

Editors Note: This is an excellent collection of contemporary wood art, both turned and carved, and is well worth even a long drive to Ann Arbor. Check the UMMA web site for days and times.

CCA Seminars

In conjunction with the 2004 CCA Caricature Carving Competition and Exhibition

Dollywood, Piegon Forge, TN

One day mini-seminars September 26

Three day seminar September 27-29

The one day session will feature mini workshops taught by 10-12 CCA instructors. The 2004 instructors for the three-day seminar will be Marv Kaisersatt, Gary Batte, and Pete LeClair.

The one-day mini workshop session will be priced at $75. The three-day session is $135. The mini session will be held on Sunday, September 26, and will be followed by the three-day session on Monday through Wednesday, September 27-29. Students enrolling in both sessions (one-day mini workshops and three-day regular seminar) will receive a $30 discount

More seminar information may be found HERE

New England Woodcarvers Retreat

October 8-11, 2004

Alton B. Jones Annex of the University of Rhode Island

More info HERE

2004 Extreme Caricature Carving Contest


10th Annual Anniversary Show on October 9th and 10th 2004

Why Extreme Caricature carving? Because the carving must depict one of the following Extreme Sports;

Caricature Carvers of America members Marv Kaisersatt and Bob Travis will serve as judges, conduct demonstrations and have carvings on display.

For more information and complete rules visit the WoodBee Carvers website by clicking HERE

12th Annual Conewago Carvers' Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show

East Berlin, PA

October 30 and 31, 2004

12th Annual Conewago Carvers' Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show at the East Berlin Area Community Center, Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Donation $3.00; children 12 and under free.  Includes silent auction and door prizes.  Guest artist - Jack Kochan.  Contact John Lovett, e-mail john37maria@wmconnect.com or Ed Bolt, 717-352-3006, e-mail lebolt514@earthlink.net 

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