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Out of Bounds: The Art of Croquet

Out of Bounds: The Art of Croquet Curators: Silas Kopf and Jennifer-Navva Milliken August 6 — October  24, 2021     Photos: Courtesy of the artists and Messler Gallery, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship Out of Bounds: The Art of Croquet is a “striking”...

Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris

Extra-Human: The Art of Michael Ferris November 5, 2021 – April 24, 2022 Curator: Suzanne Ramljak Toufic, 2010. Recycled wood and acrylic pigmented grout. Photo: Courtesy of the artist The larger-than-life figurative sculptures of Michael Ferris (b. 1969, Chicago)...

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please February 12 — July 24, 2021 Curator: Glenn Adamson Dig 23, 2015. Spalted maple and shovel handles. Photo: Bill Lemke The exhibition presents imaginative furniture and works on paper by Wisconsin-based maker and designer Tom Loeser....

Humaira Abid: Searching for Home

Humaira Abid: Searching for Home Curator: Jennifer-Navva Milliken February 7 – October 3, 2020 From left to right: Searching for Home, 2016-17, Pine wood, carved; red wood stain; Photo: Adeel Ahmed Letters from Home, 2019, Pine; Photo: Addel Ahmed Lujain, Age...

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2019

allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2019 August 2 – September 21, 2019 Now in its twenty-fourth year, the Center’s Windgate ITE International Residency program is a collegial experience that encourages an open exchange of creative and technical innovations in the field of...

Damien Davis: Color Cargo

Damien Davis: Color Cargo May 3 – July 20, 2019 at the Center l On tour through November 3, 2019 Exhibition Curator: Jennifer-Navva Milliken, Artistic Director, The Center for Art in Wood Above: Damien Davis, Crate #2 (detail), 2017, laser-etched wood. Damien...

Moving Image Matters

Moving Image Matters: Documenting and Performing Craft in Video May 3 – July 20, 2019 Exhibition Curator:  Jennifer-Navva Milliken, Artistic Director, The Center for Art in Wood The exhibition examines the use of video as a medium of expression and...