Works in Wood 2018

New Hope Arts hosts its 19th annual juried exhibition celebrating the woodworking tradition of Buck County from November 17, 2018 through January 6, 2019.  Works in Wood features fine furniture, sculptural forms and vessels by contemporary artists from around the nation.

Emerging artists are welcome to apply.

Works in Wood honors the rich cultural heritage of Bucks County woodworking while celebrating the new visions of the contemporary artists who reside in our region and beyond. As a national juried show, Works in Wood features artwork from the finest talent in the country today. Works are not limited by function but must be original in design and artists must incorporate at least 50% of wood in each piece. The annual exhibition features functional and non-functional works, studio furniture,turnings, constructions,sculpture and vessels in which artists use wood as their primary medium.

Works in Wood 2018 Jurors

  • Sarah Cutler - Modern Design Specialist, Rago Auctions, Lambertville, NJ
    Sarah joined the 20th/21st C. Design department in 2012, as a cataloger and researcher and is a member of the production team for Rago's 20th century design auction series.. She has a deep appreciation for, and broad knowledge of, early to mid-century and contemporary craft and design. She has a B.A.Art History at Rutgers University and a Masters degree in Italian Renaissance Art History from Syracuse University’s Florence Program
  • Adam Capone - Artist /Craftsman, Lambertville, NJ
    Adam Capone has a BFA from Tufts University and an MFA with a post graduate teaching fellowship at the University of Chicago.  He was a designer and builder for DIY TVs Junky to Funky, which highlighted over 100 of his repurposed furniture pieces. For the last decade he has focused on sculptural assemblages of salvaged furniture parts. He has exhibited in Boston , Chicago, LasVegas, Atlanta, and Philadelphia with recent exhibitions at Trenton City Museum, Ivystone Gallery, and the Hunterdon County Museum and New Hope Arts Center. He is represented by Sidetracks Art Gallery where he exhibits regularly.

Application and Prospectus is available here, applicants may pay online (below) or submit payment via check with their mailed application form.

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Works in Wood 2018 Application
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Works in Wood 2018 NHA Member Application


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