Featured Artist: Paul Woolf

  Wood Turner Paul Woolf was born in New York City. Highly educated, he had an impressive career in the field of Endocrinology. After retiring in 2011, he started exploring wood turning as an avocation, reinventing himself as “BowlsbyPaul.” Here is his story. After graduating in the first class of… Read More

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Featured Artist Carolyn Curran

  A Fellow of the International Guild of Miniature Artisans since 1998, Carolyn is probably best known for authentic mini replicas of traditional pottery from many different cultures. Born in Mineola, NY on Long Island, she lived in Glens Falls, NY for 40 years, then 14 years in New Bern, NC.… Read More

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Featured Artist : Alan Shaw

  Master Craftsman, Alan Shaw tells stories through pen making. Through this profession, he has met people from all walks of life- truck drivers and Presidents. In fact, he has met three US Presidents: George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Here is his story: Alan’s Dad… Read More

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Featured Artist: Deanna Haldeman

  Deanna was born in Clearfield, PA, and moved to Wyoming in high school where a friend talked her into taking a Ceramics class. She continued taking pottery classes through college and earned her BA from the University of Wyoming in Art with an emphasis in pottery. After college, Deanna… Read More

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Featured Artist: Julie Martini

  A headhunter once told Julie that because she had so much experience in so many different fields, she couldn’t be categorized as a single type of worker. Hers is the story of a woman with diverse experience and interests. Julie Martini’s love affair with jewelry started 50 years ago… Read More

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Peer Review – Review from Leonard Bell

Sent in to the HGC by Leonard Bell On Sunday, September 13, 2020, I attended my first Peer Review with the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen. Before I describe the session, I would like to provide some background to put this experience in the proper perspective and help those reading this… Read More

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