Roger Williams Gallery

Mastering the art of furniture making with tradition, ‘new vision'

August 22. 2018 1:46PM
Greg Brown gave this table sweeping lines in its legs. 

MANCHESTER — An intriguing exhibition is taking shape at the New Hampshire Institute of Arts’ Roger Williams Gallery, 77 Amherst St.

“Tradition with New Vision,” which opens Thursday and will remain on view through Sept. 20, features the work of New Hampshire Furniture Masters. A reception will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. There is no admission fee.

“Tradition” is a preview exhibition of work that will be shown at “Masters’ Pieces — The Main Event,” an annual fundraiser for the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association that will be held at the Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St., Manchester, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22.

The exhibit also will feature work made by participants of the Furniture Masters’ Prison Outreach Programs in the Maine and New Hampshire state prisons, as well as work by New Hampshire Institute of Arts undergraduate students who participated in a summer mentorship with Furniture Masters. Participating Masters and students include: Ted Blachly and Abba Cudney; Evan Court and Kendal Ames; Jeffrey Cooper and Jesus Carmona; Greg Brown and Daniel Espinoza; Jon Brooks and Jason Correia; and Jeff Roberts and Derek Taylor.

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