Mike Shuler ONTEMPORARY FINE ART OBJECTS SEGMENTED WOOD VESSELSSelected National & International Collections & Venues
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Selected Collections, Awards and Venues 

  • Excellence in Wood Award, Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC, April 2017
  • Excellence in Wood, American Craft Exposition, Glencoe, Illinois, September 22, 2016
  • Award of Excellence, American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, California, July 31, 2015
  • The Bronze Award, 33rd Annual Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., April 22, 2015
  • Collectors’ Award, Washington Craft Show, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., October 31, 2014
  • Excellence in Wood Award, 32nd Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC, April 9, 2014
  • The Bronze Award, 31th Annual Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., April 23, 2013
  • Niche Award Winner 2013, Wood: Turned, Professional
  • Founders' Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Ill, August 23, 2012
  • Skokie Hospital Purchase Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Ill, August 23, 2012
  • Award of Excellence-First Prize, Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC, December 2, 2011
  • Wharton Esherick Museum Prize for Excellence in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010
  • Palais du Louvre, Musée Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France, Craft Today tour, 1989-93
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum: permanent collection
  • The White House Collection of American Crafts, Washington, D.C., April 1994: permanent collection
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Masschusetts: permanent collection
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (M. H. de Young Memorial Museum / California Palace of the Legion of Honor), San Francisco, California: permanent collection
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston: permanent collection
  • Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York: permanent collection
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut: permanent collection
  • The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England, annual Collect exhibitions, represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery, 2006 & 2007
  • Saatchi Gallery, London, England represented annual Collect exhibitions, represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery, 2009

Composite of 4 Bowls by Mike Shuler

Exhibitions, Awards and Venues

2017
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, exhibitor, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, November 9-12
Open Studios Art Tour, exhibitor, Art Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 14-15 & 21-22
American Craft Council San Francisco Show, exhibitor, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California, August 4-6 Smithsonian Craft Show, exhibitor, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April 26-30

2016
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, exhibitor, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, November 10-13
Open Studios Art Tour, exhibitor 118, Art Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 1-2 & 15-16
American Craft Exposition, exhibitor 325, Chicago Botanical Gardens, Glencoe, Ill, September 24-27
DC Current, Messler Gallery, Rockport, Maine, September 23 – January 4, 2017
Connections: Contemporary Craft at the Renwick Gallery, 2nd floor, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., July 1, 2016 – November 2016
Smithsonian Craft Show, exhibitor, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April 21-24

2015
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, exhibitor, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, November 12-15
Open Studios Art Tour, exhibitor, Art Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 10-11 & 17-18
American Craft Council San Francisco Show, exhibitor, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California, July 31-August 2
Saxe Gallery Exhibit, de Young Museum, Gallery 5, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, June 22, 2015-May 22, 2016
Contemporary Craft Market, exhibitor booth 506, Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, California, June 5-7
Acquired Art: 2014, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, May 7 – October 25
Smithsonian Craft Show, exhibitor booth 122, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April 23-26
The Bronze Award, 33rd Annual Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., April 22, 2015

2014
Collectors Awards’, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., October 31
Making It in Crafts II, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana, September 26-December 28
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, exhibitor, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, November 6-9
SOFA Chicago, represented by William Zimmer Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, October 31- November 3
Washington Craft Show, exhibitor, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., October 31-November 2
Dimensions: Juried Exhibition of Fine Craft, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA, September 5-October 12
Open Studios Art Tour, exhibitor, Art Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 4-5 & 18-19
American Craft Exposition, exhibitor, Henry Crown Sports Pavilion Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, August 22-24
American Craft Council San Francisco Show, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California, August 8-10
Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, July 11-September 7
St. Louis Collects: A Passion For Contemporary Craft, Craft Alliance Center for Art + Design, St. Louis, Missouri, May 2-25, 2014
Smithsonian Craft Show, exhibitor, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April 10-13
Excellence in Wood Award, 32nd Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC, April 9, 2014
Art Palm Beach, represented by William Zimmer Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 23-27

2013
Niche Award Winner 2013, Wood: Turned, Professional
Washington Craft Show, exhibitor, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., November 1-3
SOFA Chicago, represented by William Zimmer Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, October 31-November 3
Open Studios Art Tour, Arts Council Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California, October 12-13, 19-20
The Art of Craft: Works from NorthShore University HealthSystem's Collection of Fine American Craft, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois, August 5-25
American Craft Exposition, exhibitor, Henry Crown Sports Pavilion Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, August 23-25
Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, May 17–August 18.
Smithsonian Craft Show, exhibitor, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April 24-28
The Bronze Award, 31th Annual Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C., April 23, 2013
Art Palm Beach, represented by William Zimmer Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 25-28

2012
Washington Craft Show, exhibitor, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., Nov 16-18
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, exhibitor, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 8-11
What is Beautiful, Special Exhibit, SOFA, hosted by Collectors of Wood Art, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, Nov 2-4
3rd Segmenting Symposium, Demonstrator, Lake Tahoe, NV, October 19-21, 2012
Open Studios Art Tour, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 6 & 7
American Craft Exposition, exhibitor, Henry Crown Sports Pavilion Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, Aug 24-26
Founders' Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Ill, August 23, 2012
Skokie Hospital Purchase Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Ill, August 23, 2012
Smithsonian Craft Show, exhibitor, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April 19-22

2011
Award of Excellence-First Prize, Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC, December 2, 2011.
Washington Craft Show, exhibitor, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., December 2-4, 2011.
Open Studios Art Tour 2011, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 8-9, October 15-16.
American Craft Exposition, exhibitor booth #89, Henry Crown Sports Pavilion Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, August 25-28, 2011.
Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, June 17 -September 4, 2011. See Venue of Exhibitions # 11 for complete list of venues.
Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, exhibitor, booth 415, West Palm Beach, Florida, March 4-6.
Turning Wood Into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection See Venue of Exhibitions #10 for complete list of venues
A Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection, the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., through January 30

2010
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, exhibitor, Philadelphia, PA, November 11-14.
Wharton Esherick Museum Prize for Excellence in Wood, awarded at the 34th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA, November 10, 2010.
Open Studios Art Tour 2010, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October 2 & 3, October 16 & 17
A Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection, September 24, 2010 - January 30, 2011, the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Wood Artistry from the Permanent Collection, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, July 23-September 26
Excellence Award in Segmented Woodturning, presented at the American Association of Woodturner Hartford Symposium, Hartford, CT, June, 19, 2010
Smithsonian Craft Show, Exhibitor 207, April, 2010, Washington, D.C.
Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, Exhibitor 215, March, 2010, West Palm Beach, Florida
Wood Turning Center Museum Collection, Center for Wood Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 5, 2010 - February 19, 2011
Contemporary Wood Art: Collectors’ Selections:Center for Wood Art, Philadelphia, PA, February-March
Turning Wood into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, January- April 2010

2009
Open Studios Art Tour 2009, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, October
Channel Island Woodturners, demonstration and lecture, Ventura, California, July
Wood Turning Center Museum Collection, Selections by the 2009 ITE Residents,Center for Wood Art, Philadelphia, PA, May-July
Collect 2009, Saatchi Gallery, London, England represented by Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, May
Turning Wood Into Art, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, England, May
National Wood Invitational, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina, March - April
An Ingrained Richness: Recent Gifts of Wood Artfrom the Collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, Minneapolis Institute of Art, February 2009-May 2010
Turning Wood into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, John Wayne Stark GalleryTexas A&M University, College Station, Texas, January-March 2009, see Venue of Exhibitions # 10 for complete list of venues

2008
SOFA Chicago, represented by Patina Gallery, November
Open Studios Art Tour 2008, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, California, October

2007
 Open Studios Art Tour 2007, Cultural Council of Santa Cruz, California, October
Turned Wood - Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, . In collaboration with Joshua Salesin, March - April
Man Made In the Natural World, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April - May
Turning Wood Into Art, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London, England, January - February
Collect 2007, The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery, February

2006
SOFA Chicago, represented by del Mano Gallery, October
Ingrained Passion, Function+Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, October
The Wooden Bowl: A Classic Shape, Lobby Gallery, 919 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware, May 1-August 31
SOFA New York, represented by del Mano Gallery, May - June
Collect 2006, The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England, represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery, February

2005
Collector’s of Wood Art Forum, by del Mano Gallery, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, September
Turned and Sculpted Wood 2005, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, July - August
SOFA New York, represented by del Mano Gallery, May - June
Speaking Volumes: Vessels from the Collection of The Mint Museums, Mint Museum UPTOWN, Charlottesville, North Carolina, August 28, 2004 - March 6.

2004
SOFA Chicago, represented by del Mano Gallery, November
Turned and Sculpted Wood 2004, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, August - September
Defining Craft I: Collecting for the New Millennium,” Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee, August 28 - November 14
Beneath the Bark, Utah Wood Turning Symposium, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, March - July
Nature Transformed: Wood Art From the Bohlen Collection, University of Michigan Art Museum, June - October
Speaking Volumes: Vessels from the Collection of the Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, August 28, 2004 - March 6, 2005
Out of the Woods - Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA June 20-Oct 3
SOFA, New York, represented by del Mano Gallery, May - June
Mint Condition Gala, for the Mint Museum of Craft+Design, Charlottesville, North Carolina, April
Into the Woods, Long Beach Museum of Art, curated by Kevin Wallace, October - April.
Selected Works…in Wood and Fiber, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, January - February

2003
SOFA, Chicago, represented by del Mano Gallery, October
One Step Back, Two Steps Forward, curated by Robyn Horn, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September - October
Collectors of Wood Art Forum, by del Mano Gallery, La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September
Turned & Sculpted Wood 2003, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, June - July
Your Turn: Collecting Wood Art, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan, June - July
Turned Wood - Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, March - April

2002
November Salon Exhibition, home of Danny Castle, Hollywood Hills, California, November
SOFA Chicago, represented by del Mano Gallery, October
Clay and Wood, the Fine Arts Federation of Burbank, California, July - August
Turned Wood 2002, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, July - August
SOFA New York, represented by Barry Friedman Gallery, May - June
Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, March - April
Masters of Wood, Gallerymateria, Scottsdale, Arizona, March
Branching Out: Contemporary Wood Turning in 2002, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia, March - June
Wood Turning in North America Since 1930,Center for Wood Art and Yale University Art Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, September - December
SOFA Chicago, represented by del Mano Gallery, October
SOFA New York, represented by Barry Friedman Gallery, May - June

2001
Board’s Choice: Selections from theCenter for Wood Art’s Collection,Center for Wood Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1-July 31

2000
Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Wood Vessels from The Contemporary Museum's Collection, The Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu,, Hawaii
SOFA Chicago, represented by del Mano Gallery, November
Turning Wood Into Art, the Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, Mint Museum of Craft+Design, Charlotte, North Carolina, May - October
Out of the Woods - Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, Mobile Museum of Art
Living With Form, the Horn Collection of American Crafts, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, February - April

1999
Forms In Wood, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Massachusetts, September - November
Turned on the Lathe: From the Collection of theCenter for Wood Art, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 15-November 1
The Art of Turned Wood; Selections From the Irving Lipton Collection, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, California, December
The Dorothy and George Saxe Collection, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, June 26 - October 17
SOFA New York, represented by Barry Friedman Gallery, May 18 - 23
The Art of Turned Wood: Selections from the Irving Lipton Collection, the World Forestry Center, Portland, Oregon, May - September

1998
Highlights of the Museum Collection, The Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu,, Hawaii
Constructed, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, October
Wood Art Collectors’ Conference, San Francisco, represented by del Mano Gallery, September
SOFA Chicago, del Mano Gallery, October
The Art of Turning: Masters in Wood, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, New York, March - April
Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, March - April
Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from the Wornick Collection, American Craft Museum Symposium, New York, New York January - February

1997
Celebrating Nature: Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, October 1997
Feast On Art;
Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, California, October
Curators Focus: Turning in Context; 1997 World Turning Conference, Berman Museum, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, September
Turned Wood; del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, June - July
Directions in Contemporary Wood: Beyond Function,California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA, May 2-4, 1997
Small Treasures; del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, March - April
From Ancient Craft To Fine Art; The Burton Creek Collection; The Tifton Museum of Art and Heritage, Tifton, Georgia, May
Homage To Osolnik; Connell Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, April - May
Expressions in Wood; Masterworks from the Wornick Collection; Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, February

1996
Exquisite Vessels, The Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu,, Hawaii
Artists of the White House Collection: del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, July - August
Craft At Gump's: The Helen Heninger Years; San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, California, January - March

1995
Nature Turning Into Art; The Ruth and David Waterbury Collection of Turned Wood Bowls: Carlton Art Gallery, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, October - November
Soup To Nuts; the Wharton Esherick Museum, Paoli, Pennsylvania, September - December
Three Generations of Wood Turners: The Making of an Art Form, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, July - August
American Association of Wood Turners Symposium; presenter, Davis, California, July
Segmented Turning, Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, Connecticut, May 8-June 3
James Renwick Alliance Auction, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., April

1994
White House Collection of American Crafts, Washington, D.C., February
Spectrum Auction, Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November
Turning Plus, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, Arizona, December 1994 - February 1995
64th Annual Statewide Exhibition, Santa Cruz Art League, August - September
National Woodturning Exhibition, Second Prize, Nunawading, Victoria, Australia, May - June
Del Mar Fair, Del Mar, California, First and Third prizes, June - July
Challenge V International Lathe Turned Objects Exhibition, Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College,Pennsylvania, beginning of tour.

1993
Segmented Turning, Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, Connecticut, May 8-June 3
Sky Harbor Art Program Exhibit, Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, Arizona, June - September
Holzschalen, Galerie fur Angewandte Kunst, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbe Verein, Munchen, Deutschland
Art from the Lathe, Hagley Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
Hand of a Craftsman, Eye of An Artist, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee
The Art of the Wood Turner, High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia

1992
Craft Today USA, American Craft Museum and U.S. Information Agency; European Tour, 1989 - 1992
Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, U.S.I.A. Arts in America, Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, Alabama
A Decade of Craft - Recent Acquisitions, American Craft Museum, New York, New York
International Turned Objects Show, U.S. Tour, 1988 - 1992
Woodturning as an Art Form, Irving Lipton Collection, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

1991
Wood, Elements Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
Collecting American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, 1971-1991, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

1990
Woodworking West Symposium, presenter, Brigham Young University, Utah
Turned Vessels Defined, Boston Society of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1989 - 1990
Artist's Choice, Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, Connecticut

1986 - 1989
Turned Wood, Ten Arrow Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Vessels Turned and Carved, Sansar Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1988 - 1989
The Vessel: Studies in Form and Media, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California, 1989
Art Form of Turning, 20th Century Decorative Arts, Birmingham, Michigan, 1988
Turned Object Show, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1988
Works Off the Lathe: Old and New Faces - Turner's Challenge I, II, & III, Crafts Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987, 1988, and 1989
Wood & Fiber, Gallery Eight, La Jolla, California, 1988
Turned Wood, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1986 - 1988
Miniatures, 1987; and The New Spirit: Wood Turned and Carved, 1988; The Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Vessels & Forms Exhibition, Houston Festival, Houston, Texas, 1987, Merit Award
Contemporary Crafts Gallery 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Portland, Oregon, 1987
Wood, Baskets, and Jewelry, Gallery 8, La Jolla, CA, May 30- June 7, 1986

Venues of Exhibitions Listed Above

1. The International Turned Object Show
Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September - November 1988
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, February - April 1989
Folk Art Center of the South Highland Handicraft Guild, Asheville, North Carolina, October - December 1989
Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska, March - May 1990
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, May - July 1990
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, Canada, August - October 1990

2. Out of the Woods - Tour, January 1993 through March 1997
Cyril and Methodius Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria
City Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
National Historical Museum, Tirana, Albania
Old Town Historic Museum of Applied Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
American Cultural Center, Zakopane, Poland
Tromso Museum, Oslo, Norway
Academy of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Museum of Northern Bohemia, Liberec, Czech Republic
Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Varazdin City Hall Galleries, Varazdin, Croatia
Schungfabric of Tetange Cultural Center, Tetange, Luxembourg
Larel Cultural Center, Viaden, Luxemborg
Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia
Binational Center/Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece
American Center/Mylos, Thessaloniki, Greece
Mason do l’Artisanat/des Metiers d’Art, Marseilles, France
Natuur Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

3. Crafts Today USA - Tour 1989 through 1993
Musée Des Arts Decoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris, France
Museum of Applied Arts, Helsinki, Finland
Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany
Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Musée Des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland
Museum of Decorative and Applied Folk Art, Moscow, Russia
State Painting and Sculpture Museum, Ankara, Turkey
The Oslo Museum of Applied Art, Oslo, Norway
Saint Peter's Abbey, Ghent, Belgium
America Haus, Berlin, Germany
The Zappeion, Athens, Greece
Slovak National, Athens, Greece
The Grassi Museum, Leipzig, German Sala Sant Jaume De La Fundacio "La Caixa," Barcelona, Spain
The Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

4. Challenge V: International Lathe - Turned Objects
Berman Museum, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, January - April 1994
Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, Alabama, April - June 1994
California, Crafts Museum, San Francisco, California, August - September 1994
Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama, April - June 1995
Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida, October - November 1995
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, December - February 1996
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Alaska, June - August 1996
Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, September - Oct 1996
Ella Sharpe Museum, Jackson, Michigan, November 1996 - January 1997
Midland Arts Council, Midland, Michigan, February - April 1997

5. The White House Collection of American Crafts, 1994 - 1999
The White House, Washington, D.C., February 1994 - May 1995
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., April - September 1995
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, October - November 1995
American Craft Museum, New York, New York, December 1995 - March 1996
Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, April - June, 1996
Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California, July - September 1996
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, Virginia, November 1996 - January 1997
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, May - July 1997
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, September - November 1997
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, December 1997 - February 1998
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, July - October 1998
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, January - May 1999
Decorative Arts Museum, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 1999 - January 2000
The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July - October 2000
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, July - August 2003
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Atlanta, Georgia, May - August 2004

6. Expressions in Wood: Masterworks From the Wornick Collection, 1997-98
The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, February - July 1997
The McAllen International Museum, McAllen, Texas, October 1997 - January 1998
The American Craft Museum, New York, New York, January 1998

7. Curator’s Focus: Turning In Context, International Lathe - Turned Objects
Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, September - November 1997
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, December 1997 - March 1998
Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May - August 1998
Lee Hall Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, September - October 1998
Ella Sharpe Museum, Jackson, Michigan, April - June 1999
Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum, Logan, Kansas, July - September 1999
University of Plattville, Plattville, Wisconsin, September - October 1999

8. Out of the Woods - Turned Wood by American Craftsmen
Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan, March - May 2000
Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, West Virginia, June - August 2000
Museum of Texas, Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, September - December 2000
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California, January - March 2001
Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum, Logan, Kansas, May - June 2001
Chicago Public Library, Chicago, Illinois, July - September 2001
Bergstrom - Mahler Museum, Neeah, Wisconsin, October - December 2001
Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia, March - May 2002
Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa, May - July 2002
Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Iowa, August - September 2002

9. Wood Turning in North America
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, October - December 2001
Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., March - July 2002
Yale University Art Gallery, September - December 2002

10. Turning Wood into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection
John Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, January-March 2009
Visual Art Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA, April- June 2009
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, July- September 2009
R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, Louisiana, October 2009- January 2010
Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, January- April 2010
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, January-March 2011
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, April-June 2011

11. Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, June -September 2011
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, May- July 2013

Museums and Collections

The White House Collection of American Crafts, Washington, D.C., April 1994 moved to the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, November 2004
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York: permanent collection
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon: permanent collection
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California: permanent collection
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery: permanent collection
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts: permanent collection
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (M. H. de Young Memorial Museum / California Palace of the Legion of Honor), San Francisco, California: permanent collection
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas: permanent collection
Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu,, Hawaii: permanent collection
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts: permanent collection
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN: permanent collection
Museum of Fine Arts Houston: permanent collection
Mint Museum of Craft+Design, Charlotte, North Carolina: permanent collection
The High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia: permanent collection
The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: permanent collection
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut: permanent collection
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin: permanent collection
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio: permanent collection
Columbus Museum, Columbus, Ohio: permanent collection
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, permanent collection
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire: permanent collection
Philip Morris Corporate Collection, New York, New York
Fuji Corporation, at University of California, Santa Cruz, Lick Observatory presentation of optical micro chip mount, February 1996
The collection of Kinoshita Muneaki, Kyoto, Japan
The collection of Ruth and David Waterbury
The collection of Prince Norihito Takamado, Tokyo, Japan
The collection of Kodo Okuda, Tokyo, Japan
The collection of Dr. Irving Lipton, Encino, California
The collection of Ronald and Anita Wornick, Burlingame, California
The collection of Michael and Alice Lerp, Norco, California
The collection of John and Robyn Horn, Little Rock, Arkansas
The collection Sam Maloof, Rancho Cucamonga, California
Other private collections are not mentioned in the interest of the privacy of the collectors.

Publications and Articles

Craft for a Modern World, The Renwick Gallery Collection, Nora Atkinson, Smithsonian American Art Museum in association with D Giles, Ltd, November 2015
Audacious: The Fine Art of Wood from the Montalto Bohlen Collection, The Peabody Essex Museum and University Press of New England, February 2015
Ornament, “Smithsonian Craft Show,” page 40, Volume 37 No.2, 2014
Examiner.com, “Smithsonian Craft Show presented 122 ‘best of the best,’” April 11, 2014
What is Beautiful, Changing Perspectives in Contemporary Wood Art, Charlotte Wainwright, Collectors of Wood Art, 2012
Turning to Art in Wood, a Creative Journey
, the Center for Art in Wood, 2012
The Cutting Edge, Contemporary wood Art and the Lipton Collection, Kevin Wallace, 2011
Conversations with Wood, the Collection of Ruth and David Waterbury, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2011
A Revolution in Wood, The Bresler Collection, Nicholas R. Bell, 2010
"Segmented Surprises," The American Woodturner, Fall issue, 2006
Beneath the Bark, 25 Years of Woodturning, Christiansen and Nish, Utah Woodturning Symposium, 2004
Celebrating Nature, Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions, Kevin Wallace, curator, by the Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, 2004
500 Wood Bowls, Lark Books, Leier, Peters and Wallace, 2004
Sacred Vessels, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, Anita and Ron Wornick, November 2003
Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 2003, The Original Work of Art: What It Has to Teach, Susan B. Matheson, editor, 2003
Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Yale University Art Gallery and theCenter for Wood Art, 2001
Woodturning Techniques, Mike Darlow, page 25, 2001
Turning Wood Into Art, the Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, Suzanne Ramljak and Michael W. Monroe, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 2000
The Art of Craft, Contemporary Works From the Saxe Collection, Burgard, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1999
Living With Form, the Horn Collection of American Crafts, Robyn Horn and the Arkansas Art Center, 1999
Contemporary Turned Wood, Leier, Peters, Wallace, 1999
New York Times-Design Notebook, "Handmade to High Style: Crafts Take Pride of Place," February 25, 1999
Southwest Art, Expressions In Wood, the Wornick Collection, December 1997
Enter the World of Lathe - Turned Objects,York Graphic Services and theCenter for Wood Art, 1997
Curators' Focus: Turning In Context, TheCenter for Wood Art, 1997
Expressions in Wood, Masterworks from the Wornick Collection, the Oakland Museum of California, 1996
In Praise of Craft, James Renwick Alliance, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1995
The White House Collection of American Crafts, the White House Historical Association, 1995
Woodworker West, pg. 25, May - June 1995
The American Wood Turner, "Rediscovering Polychrome" pg. 12,13, June 1995
Australian Wood Review #6, "Between Centers: The Irving Lipton Collection," March 1995
American Craft Magazine, Challenge V article, pg. 72, June - July 1994
Small Woodworking Projects, "Segmented Turnings" The Taunton Press, 1992
Best of Fine Woodworking, Lathes & Turning Techniques, Current Work in Turning, page 117, 1991
Holz und Elfenbein, "Schalen aus Verleimtem Segmenten" April, Mai, Juni 1991
Collecting American Decorative Arts & Sculpture, 1971 – 1991, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1991
Wall Street Journal, "Intricate, Playful, Soaring: Wood That Defies Flat Definition", June 30, 1991
The American Wood Turner, " Monochrome Assembly" pg. 14 - 15, December 1989
Fine Woodworking, No. 76, "Segmented Turning" pg. 72 - 75, May - June 1989

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