Center News

November 2012

  • Visiting Artist and Sculpture Reinstallation
    Alumnus Neil Donovan (MA, Woodworking And Furniture Design, 1983) returned his repaired and refreshed 1994 sculpture, Monototter II, to its home in the IUP library. The piece had been purchased that same year by Dr. Irving Lipton, as part of his massive California collection of work related to contemporary woodturning. He had, then, gifted the piece to IUP that same year. Following the reinstallation, Neil reviewed his work in a public talk for the Advanced Wood students and then met individually with the graduate students of Wood, November 1, 2012.


October 2012

  • Exhibition Review, Poplar Culture: The Celebration of a Tree, FINE WOODWORKING, by Jonathan Binzen; Steve Loar’s sculpture Bud Encased and James McNabb’s wall cabinet.

  • Public lecture, Overview of Personal Work, Steve Loar, for the Indiana County Woodturners Association (AAW), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, October 9, 2012.

  • Thesis exhibition, Yong Jun Shin, CONFLUENCE: CAD & CNC Integrated Into Studio Furniture Design, Annex Gallery, Department of Art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, October 1 - 5, 2012


September 2012

  • Thesis exhibition, James McNabb, Long Nights, Big City Lights, Annex Gallery, Department of Art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, September 17 - 21, 2012

  • Article Reprint, Adirondack Chairs, WOODWORK #106, Steve Loar, special edition edited by John Lavine, as a bookazine project for New Track Media, Fundamentals of Design, Section II: Practice, pp. 63 - 69.


August 2012

  • The Center welcomes Assistant Professor BA Harrington, who is teaching the introductory and advanced woodworking classes.

  • Ted Lott holds the first year-long Artist-in-Residency, which includes a teaching component during the Spring 2013 semester. Lott will be teaching an intermediate woodworking class.


May 2012

  • Exhibition, Poplar Culture: The Celebration of a Tree, Steve Loar and graduate student James McNabb, by invitation, "to show the creative uses of the wood from the poplar tree that stood next to the Wharton Esherick studio." Washington Building Galleries/Chester Springs Studio, PA, May 20 - June 10, 2012.

    Catalog, sponsored by the Wharton Esherick Museum, with an additional benefit auction, Steve Loar’s sculpture Bud Encased, pp. 46/47; James McNabb’s wall cabinet, pp. 59/60.

    Catalog cover, Poplar Culture: The Celebration of a Tree, James McNabb’s wall cabinet, which was purchased by the Center for Art in Wood (Philadelphia, PA).

 

Location
The Center for Turning and Furniture Design
Department of Art/College of Fine Arts
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
470 South 11th Street, Indiana, PA 15705 USA
Contact
Steve Loar, Director
Email: slowtech@iup.edu
Phone: 724.465.0758