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I am a designer and maker of contemporary studio furniture. In addition to creating commissioned works I also teach, lecture and write.
b. Phoenix, Arizona
Currently lives and works in Parkville, Missouri
1991 Bachelor of Arts – Biochemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2020 Works in Wood 21, New Hope Arts Center, New Hope, PA, Jurors Choice Award (Jurors: Joseph Seltzer, artist, Bucks County, PA and Ward Stevens, artist, Perkasie, PA)
2019 46th Mid-States Craft Exhibition, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN
2017 American Craft Today: Chairs, The Bascom Gallery, Highlands, NC, Best in Show (Juror: Brian Fireman, artist, Tryon, NC)
2015 Group Exhibition, Wallace Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2014 The Gallery Show, Todd Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2012 The Group Exhibition, Todd Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Bridging the Gap, Kansas City, MO
Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge, Grand Lake, CO (3 pieces)
Private collection, Aspen, CO
Private collection, Fairview, KS (6 pieces)
Private collection, Scottsdale, AZ
Private collection, Shawnee, KS
Private collection, Weatherby Lake, MO (3 pieces)
2020 Instructor, Centre for Fine Woodworking, Nelson, New Zealand
2019 Instructor, Fine Woodworking HANDS ON Tampa
2018 Instructor, Florida School of Woodworking
2017 Instructor, Southwest School of Woodworking
Nicole Bradley, “A chemist-turned-woodworker in Parkville makes jaw-dropping and sentimental furniture pieces,”, Kansas City, Sept. 8, 2020,
Jonathan Binzen, “Readers Gallery,” Fine Woodworking, no. 276 (Aug. 2019): 74.
Jonathan Binzen, “Readers Gallery,” Fine Woodworking, no. 269 (Aug. 2018): 76.
Jonathan Binzen, “Readers Gallery,” Fine Woodworking, no. 267 (Apr. 2018): 79.
Jonathan Binzen, “Readers Gallery,” Fine Woodworking, no. 259 (Feb. 2017): 78.
Karen Ridder, Interview, The Kansas City Star, May 10, 2016, 2C
The Furniture Society, Rooted: Creating a Sense of Place: Contemporary Studio Furniture, ed. Steffanie Dotson, (Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, 2015), 91.
Jon Marriott, “The Woodland Mills HM126 Band Saw Mill,” Sawmill &Woodlot Management, no. 137 (Jul. 2015): 4-8.
Jonathan Binzen, “Readers Gallery,” Fine Woodworking, no. 247 (Jun. 2015): 75.
Elizabeth Murray, “Green, Not Just for the Tree this Season,” Kansas City at Home 28, no. 9 (Dec. 2014): 18.
publications as a author
“PantoRouter Tool Review,” Australian Wood Review, no. 108 (Sept. 2020): 10.
“Triptych Boxes,” Australian Wood Review, no. 104 (Sept. 2019): 26-33 and cover.
“Making Ideas,” Australian Wood Review, no. 89 (Dec. 2015): 96-97.
2016 Professional Development Grant, The Krenov Foundation (first recipient of this grant)
2015 Educational Grant, Furniture Society
2014 Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center
2017 The Centre for Fine Furniture, Nelson, New Zealand
2015 Michael Fortune, Warsaw, Ontario, Canada
2014 Michael Fortune, Warsaw, Ontario, Canada
2013 Michael Fortune, Warsaw, Ontario, Canada
Furniture Society, Brooklyn, NY
Best of Missouri Hands, Columbia, MO, Juried Member