Larry White’s art career spans nearly 55 years. Although primarily known as a skilled craftsman working with Sam Maloof and the Maloof Foundation, he is also renowned as a versatile artist working and exhibiting in other disciplines, including ceramic sculpture, mixed media, drawing and painting. Larry has taught in the art department of two California universities.
Larry's Upcoming Workshops
Students have experience working with stationary machines and power tools and are familiar with basic principles of joinery and 3-D design.
Students have some formal training in 3-D design, experience with a variety of materials and fabrication processes, and know how to use machine and hand tools competently and safely. Students have a portfolio of their artwork.
Students have advanced skill and knowledge of furniture design. Students are highly motivated and have multiple portfolios of their artwork.
Sep 13 - 24, 2021
The Maloof Experience: beyond the bench
Foster your woodworking skills and stimulate new ideas looking through the lens of Sam Maloof’s iconic career. This workshop explores the subtle evolution of Maloof’s designs paying particular attention to wood selection, form, function and edge detail. Students are guided through the design and construction process of creating a small bench, applying the Maloof aesthetic to their own designs. The finer points of woodworking covered are layout, joinery, shaping and finishing. This workshop culminates in a finished product and a deeper appreciation of Sam Maloof’s contribution to the woodworking communities.