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World-Class Demonstrators

 

You appreciate an exceptional woodturning demonstration.

The AAW symposium offers three-and-a-half days of classroom-type demonstrations and panel discussions led by internationally known woodturners, veteran instructors, and top woodturning talent. No other event offers as many opportunities to learn from the world’s best.

 

Featured Demonstrators*

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  • Sally Ault, US
  • Benoit Averly, France
  • Jason Breach, UK
  • Seamus Cassidy, Ireland
  • Robin Costelle, US
  • Jean Francois Escoulen, France
  • Richard Findley, UK
  • Liam Flynn, Ireland
  • Cynthia Carden Gibson, US
  • Michael Hosaluk, Canada
  • Beth Ireland, US
  • John Jordan, US
  • Dale Larson, US
  • David Marks, US
  • Yann Marot, France
  • Jason Schneider, US
  • Mark Sfirri, US
  • Curt Theobald, US

Selected Demonstrators*

(Click or scroll down to view presentation topics)

  • Dixie Biggs
  • Michael Blankenship
  • Andy Cole
  • Mark Dreyer
  • Michael Gibson
  • Allen Hockenbery
  • Keith Holt
  • Franck Johannesen
  • Suzanne Kahn
  • Jon Magill
  • Michael Peace
  • Toni Ransfield
  • Peggy Schmid
  • Jennifer Shirley
  • Brian Simmons

*Preliminary list. May be subject to change.

 


Turners with Disabilities

  • Andi Sullivan – moderator
  • Jared Bruckner
  • Tony George
  • Jack Morse

 

POP Panel Discussions and  Rotations

Material selection and creation of turned objects using personalized tools and methods. (This panel discussion will take place on Thursday evening, June 8, 2016.)

  • Philip Moulthrop
  • Matt Moulthrop

Collaboration: Demo and Discussion

  • Mark Sfirri
  • Michael Hosaluk
  • Jean-Francois Escoulen
  • Barbara Crockett – POP representative/facilitator

Cultural Appropriation or Misappropriation?

  • Paul Fennell
  • Derek Weidman
  • Graeme Priddle

Evolution of an Artist: 2016 Artists Showcase participants

  • Helga Winter
  • Jerome Blanc
  • David Ellsworth/POP facilitator

So you want to be a demonstrator? Characteristics of a good demonstrator, how to break into the demonstrator circuit, what to charge, how to
promote yourself as a demonstrator, and more.

  • Beth Ireland
  • Derek Weidman
  • Andy Cole

Digital Photography: What are juries looking for? What constitutes a good photo? Basic techniques for achieving quality photos.

  • John Beaver
  • Rudy Lopez

The Ego and the Soul: Why makers make.

  • David Ellsworth
  • Graeme Priddle
  • Dixie Biggs

Influences, Copying, and Plagiarism: Blurred lines between influences and replication.

  • Paul Fennell
  • David Ellsworth - moderator
  • Jeff Bernstein
  • Curt Theobald

Business and Marketing: Strategies to make a living from your craft.

  • Mike Mahoney
  • Nick Cook
  • Brian Simmons

Mock Jury/Critique

  • Trent Bosch
  • Betty Scarpino
  • Graeme Priddle
  • Dale L. Couch

Instant Gallery Critique

  • Mike Mahoney
  • Kip Christensen
  • Jeff Bernstein
  • Dale L. Couch

Language for the Future: Preview of the video learning project.

  • David Ellsworth
  • John Beaver
Presenter
 
#Sessions
Topic/Title
Format

Sally

Ault

2

Making Lids More Interesting

Demonstration

Sally

Ault

2

Wooden Jewelry

Demonstration

Benoit

Averly

2

Flat Box

Demonstration

Benoit

Averly

2

Quick Little Boxes with a Skew

Demonstration

Benoit

Averly

2

Texture Boxes

Demonstration

John

Beaver

1

Digital Photography

Panel Discussion

John

Beaver

1

Language for the Future

Panel Discussion

Jeff

Bernstein

1

Influences, Copying and Plagiarism

Panel Discussion

Jeff Bernstein  1 Instant Gallery Critique
Panel Discussion

Dixie

Biggs

2

Need Some Relief?

Demonstration

Dixie

Biggs

1

Ask an Expert/Become an Expert!

Panel Discussion

Dixie

Biggs

1

The Ego and the Soul: Why Makers Make

Panel Discussion

Dixie

Biggs

1

Embellishing: 30-Minute Samplers (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Jerome
Blanc 1 Evolution of an Artist
Panel Discussion

Michael

Blankenship

2

Christmas Ornament

Demonstration

Michael

Blankenship

2

Crock Rim Style Bowl

Demonstration

Trent

Bosch

1

Mock Jury/Critique

Panel Discussion

Jason

Breach

2

Box with Flowing Curves

Demonstration

Jason

Breach

2

Orbital Arc, The Beginning

Demonstration

Jason

Breach

2

Pagoda Box

Demonstration

Jared
Bruckner  1 Turners with Disabilities
Panel Discussion

Rex

Burningham

1

Classic Vase

Youth Room Class

Rex

Burningham

1

Onion Shaped Vase

Youth Room Class

Cynthia

Carden-Gibson

2

Embellish Your World!

Demonstration

Cynthia

Carden-Gibson

2

Inspiration and Embellishment

Demonstration

Cynthia

Carden-Gibson

1

Embellishing: 30-Minute Samplers (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Patrick

Carroll

2

Tri-Pod

Demonstration

Seamus

Cassidy

2

Cone Shaped Trinket Box

Demonstration

Seamus

Cassidy

2

Contemporary Ladle

Demonstration

Seamus

Cassidy

2

Tall 4-Piece Table Lamp

Demonstration

Kip

Christensen

1

4-in-1 Screwdriver

Youth Room Class

Kip

Christensen

1

Ice Cream Scoop

Youth Room Class

Kip
Christensen 1
Instant Gallery Critique
Panel Discussion

Andy

Cole

2

The Art of Turning Natural Edge Nested Sets

Demonstration

Andy

Cole

1

So you want to be a Demonstrator?

Panel Discussion

Nick

Cook

1

Making a Living From Your Craft

Panel Discussion

Nick

Cook

1

Cherry Ring Holder

Youth Room Class

Nick

Cook

1

Two-Piece Candle Stick

Youth Room Class

Steve

Cook

2

Yoyos

Youth Room Class

Robin

Costelle

2

Segmented Designs and All-Ons

Demonstration

Robin

Costelle

2

Segmented Feature Ring Design

Demonstration

Dale L.
Couch 1 Mock Jury/Critique
Panel Discussion
Dale L.
Couch 1 Instant Gallery Critique
Panel Discussion

Barbara

Crockett

1

Collaboration Lathe

Panel Discussion

Barbara

Dill

1

Multi-axis/Offset Turning (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Mark

Dreyer

2

Beyond the Wooden Pen

Demonstration

David

Ellsworth

1

Evolution of an Artist

Panel Discussion

David

Ellsworth

1

Influences, Copying and Plagiarism

Panel Discussion

David

Ellsworth

1

Language for the Future

Panel Discussion

David

Ellsworth

1

The Ego and the Soul: Why Makers Make

Panel Discussion

Jean-Francois

Escoulen

2

How to Turn a Trembleur

Demonstration

Jean-Francois

Escoulen

2

How to Use an Eccentric Chuck

Demonstration

Jean-Francois

Escoulen

1

Multi-Axis Turning

Demonstration

Jean-Francois

Escoulen

1

Collaboration Lathe

Panel Discussion

Jean-Francois

Escoulen

1

Teachers as Students

Panel Discussion

Paul

Fennell

1

Cultural Appropriation or Misappropriation?

Panel Discussion

Paul

Fennell

1

Influences, Copying and Plagiarism

Panel Discussion

Paul

Fennell

1

Language for the Future

Panel Discussion

Richard

Findley

2

Hand-Cut Barley Twist

Demonstration

Richard

Findley

2

Spindle Turning with Routed Flutes

Demonstration

Richard

Findley

2

Walking Cane with Off Set Handle

Demonstration

Liam

Flynn

2

Barrel Form

Demonstration

Liam

Flynn

2

Footed Vessel

Demonstration

Liam

Flynn

2

Inner Rim Vessel

Demonstration

Tony
George 1 Turners with Disabilities
Panel Discussion

Michael

Gibson

2

TBD

Demonstration

Al

Hockenbery

2

Sand Carving

Demonstration

Keith

Holt

2

Sphering Around

Demonstration

Michael

Hosaluk

1

Addition/Subtraction for Vessels

Demonstration

Michael

Hosaluk

2

Surface Design

Demonstration

Michael

Hosaluk

2

Using Hook Tools for Endgrain Hollowing

Demonstration

Michael

Hosaluk

1

Collaboration Lathe

Panel Discussion

Michael

Hosaluk

1

Teachers as Students

Panel Discussion

Beth

Ireland

2

Sculptural Stringed Instruments

Demonstration

Beth

Ireland

1

Turning Outside the Box

Demonstration

Beth

Ireland

1

Turning with your Mind

Demonstration

Beth

Ireland

1

So you want to be a Demonstrator?

Panel Discussion

Beth

Ireland

1

Auxiliary Turning Equipment: 30-Minute Samplers(Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Beth

Ireland

1

Make a Tool and Free-Hand Sharpening (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Beth

Ireland

1

Woodturning Joinery (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Franck

Johanneson

2

Deep Hollowing

Demonstration

John

Jordan

2

Hollow Turning

Demonstration

John

Jordan

2

The Aesthetics and Properties of Wood

Demonstration

Suzanne

Kahn

1

Auxiliary Turning Equipment: 30-Minute Samplers (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Suzanne

Kahn

1

Green-Wood, Natural-Edge Bowls (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Suzanne

Kahn

1

Green-Wood, Natural-Edge Bowls (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Dale

Larson

2

Cutting the Best Bowl Blanks

Demonstration

Dale

Larson

2

How Dry and Finish Turn Roughed Out Bowls

Demonstration

Rudy

Lopez

1

Digital Photography

Panel Discussion

Jon

Magill

2

Exploring Ornamental Turning Chuck

Demonstration

Jon

Magill

2

Mastering the Universal Cutting Frame

Demonstration

Mike

Mahoney

1

Making a Living From Your Craft

Panel Discussion

Mike
Mahoney 1 Instant Gallery Critique
Panel Discussion

David

Marks

2

Creating Unique Patinas

Demonstration

David

Marks

2

Gilding Vessels

Demonstration

Yann

Marot

2

Rain Drop Box

Demonstration

Yann

Marot

2

Roped Bowl

Demonstration

Yann

Marot

2

The Slicing Angle

Demonstration

Jack
Morse 1 Turners with Disabilities
Panel Discussion

Dennis

Paullus

2

Relief Carving and Texturing

Demonstration

Michael

Peace

2

Adding Pizzazz with Texturing Tools

Demonstration

Frank

Penta

2

Designing and Turning Laminated Wood

Demonstration

Graeme

Priddle

1

Cultural Appropriation or Misappropriation?

Panel Discussion

Graeme

Priddle

1

Mock Jury/Critique

Panel Discussion

Graeme

Priddle

1

The Ego and the Soul: Why Makers Make

Panel Discussion

Toni

Ransfield

2

Connecting Polymer Clay to the Pen World

Demonstration

Jim

Rodgers

1

3 Types of Spinning Tops

Youth Room Class

Jim

Rodgers

1

Tree Ornament

Youth Room Class

Betty

Scarpino

1

Ask an Expert/Become an Expert!

Panel Discussion

Betty

Scarpino

1

Mock Jury/Critique

Panel Discussion

Betty

Scarpino

1

Personal Expression in Turned Artwork

Panel Discussion

Peggy

Schmid

2

Hand Painted Egg Ornaments With Finial

Demonstration

Jason

Schneider

2

Functional Furniture from Cardboard

Demonstration

Jason

Schneider

2

Turning a Corrugated Cardboard Bowl

Demonstration

Mark

Sfirri

2

Abstracted Figure: Multi-Axis

Demonstration

Mark

Sfirri

2

Baseball Bat Sfirri Style: Multi-Axis

Demonstration

Mark

Sfirri

1

Spindle Turning Basics

Demonstration

Mark

Sfirri

1

Collaboration Lathe

Panel Discussion

Mark

Sfirri

1

Teachers as Students

Panel Discussion

Jennifer

Shirley

2

Turned Mirrors-Big And Small

Demonstration

Jennifer

Shirley

1

Ask an Expert/Become an Expert!

Panel Discussion

Jennifer

Shirley

1

Auxiliary Turning Equipment: 30-Minute Samplers (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Jennifer

Shirley

1

Embellishing: 30-Minute Samplers (Space limited. Pre-registration required.)

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Jennifer

Shirley

1

Endgrain Cutting

WIT Hands-On Room Class

Brian

Simmons

2

2 Bowls 2 Ways

Demonstration

Brian

Simmons

2

An Inside Peek at Hollow Turning

Demonstration

Brian

Simmons

1

Making a Living From Your Craft

Panel Discussion

Andrea

Sullivan

1

Turners With Disabilities

Panel Discussion

Curt

Theobald

2

Open Segmented Turning

Demonstration

Curt

Theobald

2

Segmented Bowl Construction

Demonstration

Curt

Theobald

2

Thinking Outside Of The Box

Demonstration

Curt

Theobald

1

Influences, Copying and Plagiarism

Panel Discussion

Derek

Weidman

1

Cultural Appropriation or Misappropriation?

Panel Discussion

Derek

Weidman

1

So you want to be a Demonstrator?

Panel Discussion

Kim

Winkle

1

Personal Expression in Turned Artwork

Panel Discussion

Helga

Winter

1

Evolution of an Artist

Panel Discussion

Helga

Winter

1

Personal Expression in Turned Artwork

Panel Discussion


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