Monthly featured Artist

Dan Stevenson

Dan started turning in 2018 after careers in advertising and high-end home remodeling. In that short period of time he has created an enviable portfolio of work almost exclusively from Norfolk Island Pine. Yes, he has made the customary thin, translucent bowls and platters that have become familiar for this wood. However, his work has evolved quickly to other forms, finishes and embellishments that set his work apart from the crowd.

The WoW family is fortunate to have Dan as an active and contributing member and is pleased to honor him as the Artist of the Month for January 2021.

The World of Woodturners site (WoW) originated in November, 2001. At its start it was the only interactive site where woodturners could post photos and descriptions of their work and engage in discussion about their art. WoW members think of themselves as a family. They are artists who have become friends and who willingly share their talents and skills. This is a place where the novice freely mixes with the seasoned professional in an atmosphere of shared respect. No one is anonymous and everyone uses their own name. From this venue has arisen some incredible art, some of which can be seen in the public gallery. Enjoy this display of fine work. Access to the site itself is at no cost, by obtaining a membership invitation from an existing WoW family member or contacting site administration at wowadmin@shaw.ca. Include your name and a brief description of your woodturning experience in the message.

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