Furniture Design & Woodworking

Code: W0204-21

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Curved Elements

Jun 14 - 18, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

Let’s transform a straight line into a curved one. Focusing on basic wood-bending techniques, students experiment directly with the medium to explore ideas and expand its design potential. Steaming, soaking and weaving wood can be used to achieve unique organic lines and forms with infinite possibilities. Curved surfaces can also be generated through the interlacement of additional fiber-based materials. This week of exploration emphasizes experimentation and play with linear elements resulting in forms ranging from maquettes and prototypes for future sculptural and design projects.

Media

Bending, twisting, interlacing, weaving techniques, form/mold making, drying methods, ash, splint, reed, long strand chair cane

Faculty

Yuri Kobayashi

Born and trained in woodworking in Japan, Yuri Kobayashi is a sculptor/furniture maker whose work moves between the fields of craft, art, and design. She taught at the Rhode Island School of Design for many years and held artist-in-residence programs at diverse institutes.

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Christine Lee

Christine Lee has an interdisciplinary art, design, and science practice. Her work has been exhibited at venues such as SOFA Chicago, Traver Gallery, SF Museum of Craft and Design, and the Museum of Arts and Design. She is an Assistant Professor in the School of Art at Arizona State University.

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Yuri Kobayashi, Breathe -I hear you-

Tuition: $975.00
Studio Fee: $125.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

Registration Information

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Furniture Design & Woodworking

The Furniture Design & Woodworking program at Anderson Ranch draws upon the world of studio furniture, but pushes the boundaries of woodworking by mixing contemporary and traditional techniques and incorporating alternative materials. Summer 2021 offers an inspiring range of workshops for all levels in topics such as cabinetry, wood bending, kinetics and carving.

The Maloof Wood Barn, divided into a machine room, assembly room, and bench room, provides participants the ideal workshop for realizing technical and creative goals. The machine room houses stationary equipment including SawStop table saws, jointers, planers, bandsaws, drill presses, edge sander, disk sander, drum sander, spindle sander, mortiser, radial arm saw, chop saw, router table and multi-router. In the assembly and bench rooms, a library of clamps, hand tools, and hand-held power tools line the walls for student use to complete their woodworking projects.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

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Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings for Summer 2021. We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

Housing is very limited and includes private lodging only. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.

COVID-19 Safety Plan At-a-Glance

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Face Covering
Daily Wellness Checks

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Physical Distancing
Dedicated Studio Space

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Reduced Workshop Size
Individual Art Supplies

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Hand Washing Stations
Open Doors & Windows
Rigorous Cleaning Schedule

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