Visiting Artist: Michael Puryear
Michael Puryear is a nationally recognized designer/furniture maker. He is self-taught learning his craft through reading and experimentation and has been practicing this craft for more than 40 years. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the country such as the Museum of Art & Design in NYC; Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC and the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem MA. His work has been published widely such as in Makers: A History of American Studio Craft published by the University of North Carolina Press and Furniture With Soul: Master Woodworkers and Their Craft published by Kodansha. His work is found in the collections of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Rockefeller University, the Newark Museum and the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture.
Mar 12 - Mar 31, 2021