2016: Distinctive Exhibit
New Hampshire Historical Society
30 Park Street, Concord, New Hampshire
Exhibit: July 12 to 23
Admission: $7 per person, Free for N.H. Historical Society Members
Master Tour with Ted Blachly: Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Artist Reception/Silent Auction: Thursday, July 21, 5 p.m.
The New Hampshire Furniture Masters return to the newly renovated New Hampshire Historical Society for a two-week exhibit, July 12 to 23, featuring 14 masterworks and examples from the New Hampshire and Maine Prison Outreach Programs. Many of the pieces featured in the 2016 Design Book: Distinctive will be on display. The Masters are grateful to Sulloway & Hollis for sponsoring the exhibit.
There will be two special events in conjunction with the exhibit:
Master Tour with Ted Blachly: Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Admission: $7 per person, Free to Guild of N.H. Woodworkers and N.H. Historical Society Members, Furniture Master Ted Blachly will give a short overview of the Furniture Masters Association, now in its 21st year, and then discuss each work on view. Blachly will delve into technical and design aspects and field questions from the group. The Masters are grateful to the Guild of N.H. Woodworkers for sponsoring the Master Tour with Ted Blachly. (More about Ted Blachly below.)
Artist Reception/Silent Auction with the Masters: Thursday, July 21, 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Ted Blachly, Warner, Wiggling Star Bench
Aurelio Bolognesi, Hardwick, Mass., Cabinet on Stand
Jon Brooks, New Boston, Cape Sable Chair
Greg Brown, Bedford, Alden Rocker
John Cameron, Gloucester, Mass., West
Tim Coleman, Shelburne, Mass., Arabesque and Side Table
Jeffrey Cooper, Portsmouth, Rencontres en St. Paul de Vence
Garrett Hack, Thetford Center, Vt., Ripplicious
Richard Oedel, Boston, Mass., Ebony side tables Brian Reid, Rockland, Maine, Two Cherry Tables
Jeff Roberts, Unity, Coffee Table
Brian Sargent, Candia, 3 Occasional Tables / Coffee Table
Guest Artist: Peter Sandback, Harrisville, Coffee Table
N.H. & Maine Prison Outreach Pieces
More about Ted Blachly:
Ted Blachly has been a woodworker/ furniture maker for over thirty years and became a state juried member of The League of New Hampshire Craftsman in 1989. Blachly works primarily on commission and does occasional exhibition pieces at his studio in Warner, N.H. He is on the faculty at The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport Maine and in 1995 was an invited artist in the formation of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association. Ted’s furniture has been exhibited at Pritam & Eames, East Hampton, New York, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockport, Maine as well as The League of New Hampshire Craftsman galleries and exhibits. Examples of his work have also appeared in the publications Architectural Digest, Art and Antiques and Fine Woodworking Magazine.
Photos above unless noted by Bill Truslow. www.truslowphoto.com
Wiggling Star Bench and Sargent Silent Auction Piece by Artists.