2015 AAW Contemporary Wood Art Auctions

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The world's premier exhibition and sale of contemporary sculptural and functional works in wood. Sponsored by the American Association of Woodturners, a 501(C)(3) educational organization, these fundraising auctions benefit our education and outreach programs.
All items in this auction were created, at least in part, on the wood lathe, with wood as the primary material. All are one-of-a-kind signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
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Untitled by Rudolph Lopez10 - Untitled by Rudolph Lopez
American Association of Woodturners
Untitled East Indian Rosewood 17" x 13" x 2" Rodolph Lopez Florida, United States This Wing Bowl was made from a crotch se...
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Turn a Spindle, by Betty Scarpino10 - Turn a Spindle, by Betty Scarpino
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #10 Betty J. Scarpino Indianapolis, Indiana Turn a Spindle, 2015, Wood, epoxy, 7” x 8” x 2” Epoxy resin casting with Jim Rinde. Turn
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Plate of Figs, by Merryll Saylan20 - Plate of Figs, by Merryll Saylan
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #20 4 Figs Various woods, polychrome 8.5" x 6" x 6" Merryll Saylan California, United States "Over the years, my w...
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Hope Floats, by Binh Pho and Cynthia Carden Gibson20 - Hope Floats, by Binh Pho and Cynthia Carden Gibson
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Lot #20 Hope Floats Boxelder, acrylic paint 12" x 4" x 3.5" Artist statement by Binh Pho "A few years ago, Alain Mailland...
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Wild Cherry Vessel, by Dennis Paullus30 - Wild Cherry Vessel, by Dennis Paullus
American Association of Woodturners
Lot# 30 Wild Cherry Vessel Cherry 8.5" x 12.5" Dennis Paullus Tennessee, United States "I have always been a builder and a ...
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Harmony, by Cliff Guard30 - Harmony, by Cliff Guard
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Lot #30 Harmony White oak, ebony, antler, copper, dye 7.5" x 5.5" x 5.5" Cliff Guard Virginia, United States A white oak ve...
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Untitled (#33) by Garry Knox Bennett40 - Untitled (#33) by Garry Knox Bennett
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Lot #40 "Untitled" (#33) Wood, brass, paint 7.5" x 4.5" x 4.5" Garry Knox Bennett California, United States Garry...
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Multi-axis Experiment 1991 by Mark Sfirri40 - Multi-axis Experiment 1991 by Mark Sfirri
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 40 1991 Multi-Axis Experiment Oak 13.5" X 4" X 4" Mark Sfirri Pennsylvania, United States In the early 1990s I began a...
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Paperweight #1 by Gene Colley and Cynthia Carden Gibson41 - Paperweight #1 by Gene Colley and Cynthia Carden Gibson
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Lot #41 Paperweight #1 Quilted maple, pyrography 3.25" diameter Gene Colley, Texas Cynthia Carden Gibson, Georgia Carved and embellis...
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Blue Harmony, by Jerry Sambrook and Donna Zils Banfield42 - Blue Harmony, by Jerry Sambrook and Donna Zils Banfield
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Lot #42 Blue Harmony Maple, pyro-engraved, airbrushed acrylic interference paint, lacquer 4” x 2.5” wide at top Jerry Sambrook, Massachusetts
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Carved Maple Bowl by Betty Scarpino50 - Carved Maple Bowl by Betty Scarpino
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Lot #: 50 Carved Maple Bowl Maple, swamp privet 1.5" x 7" Betty Scarpino Indianapolis, Indiana, United States Estimated retail: ...
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Moon Glow, by Jay Shepard50 - Moon Glow, by Jay Shepard
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Lot #50 Moon Glow Wood, acrylic paint, lacquer, selenite 3.5" x 7.8" x 7.8" Jay Shepard Washington, United States "Co...
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Segmented Copper Inlaid Bowl by Rolly Munro60 - Segmented Copper Inlaid Bowl by Rolly Munro
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Lot #60 Segmented Copper Inlaid Bowl New Zealand grown English walnut, pigments, wax, Danish oil 3.5" x 7.25" x 7.25" Rolly Mun...
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Brown and Silver Egg by Bill Ooms60 - Brown and Silver Egg by Bill Ooms
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Lot #: 60 Brown and Silver Egg Cocobolo, sterling silver, African blackwood 4" x 2" x 2" Bill Ooms Arizona, United States ...
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Set of Three Nested Mormon Poplar Bowls by Mike Mahoney70 - Set of Three Nested Mormon Poplar Bowls by Mike Mahoney
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 70 Three Nested Bowls Mormon poplar 12" x 5" (largest) Mike Mahoney California, United States Mike Mahoney has been a profe...
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Rapture, by Stephen Hatcher70 - Rapture, by Stephen Hatcher
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Lot #70 Rapture Bigleaf maple, zircote, wood fiber veneer, paua shell, epoxy, lacquer 5.5" x 10" x 3.7" Stephen Hatcher Washin...
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To Be or Not To Be, by Binh Pho80 - To Be or Not To Be, by Binh Pho
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #80 To Be or Not To Be Bronze, silver, maple, acrylic paints 5" x 6.5" x 6" Binh Pho Illinois, United States "Life...
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Sprite Pipes, a collaboration between Jacques Vesery and Alain Mailland80 - Sprite Pipes, a collaboration between Jacques Vesery and Alain Mailland
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 80 Sprite Holly, granite, acrylics 11" x 10" x 2.5" 28cm x 25cm x 6cm Jacques Vesery, Maine Alain Mailland, France ...
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Lattice, by Curt Theobald90 - Lattice, by Curt Theobald
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 90 Lattice Cherry,ebony, walnut, pau amarello, pernambuco, purpleheart, veneers 7.5" x 4" Curt Theobald Pine Bluffs, Wyomi...
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Whorl Hybrid II, by Jeannette Rein90 - Whorl Hybrid II, by Jeannette Rein
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #90 Whorl Hybrid II Swan Valley woollybush, currant bush, leaf vein, sterling silver 7" x 7.5" x 7.5" Jeannette Rein Weste...
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Rose Bowl95 - Rose Bowl
American Association of Woodturners
LATE ADDITION - 6-26-2016 Pear Wood 3 3/4" High x 7" Diameter Artist: Gong Jianjun Jiangsu, China
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Old Blue at Camp, Michael Gibson100 - Old Blue at Camp, Michael Gibson
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Lot #100 Old Blue at Camp Pear, mild steel 8" x 8" x 8" Michael Gibson Georgia, United States "Form to me is the most ...
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Chaos, a collaboration between Mike Jackofsky and Georgianne Jackofsky100 - Chaos, a collaboration between Mike Jackofsky and Georgianne Jackofsky
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Lot #: 100 Chaos ( collaboration piece with Georgianne Jackofsky) Maple, hand burned and shaded 3" x 4.25" Mike Jackofsky, Georgiann...
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Decay by Michael Gibson110 - Decay by Michael Gibson
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Lot #: 110 Decay Pear 3.5" X 5" Michael Gibson Georgia, United States “Form to me is the most important; I like to make my t...
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#711 "Connected", by Robert Cutler110 - #711 "Connected", by Robert Cutler
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Lot #110 #711 "Connected" Woods, metals, antler 4" x 8" x 2.5" Robert Cutler Oregon, United States The elegance, ...
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Macrodontia Box II, by Louise Hibbert120 - Macrodontia Box II, by Louise Hibbert
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #120 Macrodontia Box II English sycamore, African blackwood, reclaimed 22ct gold, sterling silver, stainless steel, epoxy resin, acrylic resin
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Shifted Bowl by Hans Weissflog120 - Shifted Bowl by Hans Weissflog
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Lot #: 120 Shifted Bowl Cocobolo 4” x 5 5/16” Hans Weissflog Germany Estimated retail: $2730
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Ash Pot by David Ellsworth130 - Ash Pot by David Ellsworth
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 130 Ash Pot Black Ash Burl 8"hx 10" x 9" David Ellsworth Pennsylvania, United States Over the past forty years, Davi...
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Rivers of Steel, by Curt Theobald130 - Rivers of Steel, by Curt Theobald
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Lot #130 Rivers of Steel Cherry, steel, Damascus steel 3" x 6" Curt Theobald Wyoming, United States "Pittsburgh is known a...
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Dressed For Dinner, by Malcolm Zander140 - Dressed For Dinner, by Malcolm Zander
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #140 Dressed For Dinner Pink ivory wood, compressed cherry, freshwater pearls 7.25" x 5.25" x 6.75" Malcolm Zander Ontario...
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Abysses by Alain Mailland140 - Abysses by Alain Mailland
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Lot #: 140 Abysses Hackberry 19" X 14" X 14" Alain Mailland France “All my work is based on the beauty of wood. ...
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Frank's Orb by Michael Hosaluk150 - Frank's Orb by Michael Hosaluk
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Lot #: 150 Frank's Orb Birch, birch bark, glue 6.5" x 16" x 6.5" Michael Hosaluk Saskatchewan, Canada Estimated retail:...
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Parlor Top by Jon Sauer160 - Parlor Top by Jon Sauer
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Lot #: 160 Parlor Top African blackwood, Turkish boxwood, bamboo, betel nut 7" X 3" X 4" Jon Sauer California, United States ...
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Patent Model, by David Sengel160 - Patent Model, by David Sengel
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Lot #160 Patent Model Steel, maple 5.75" x 8" x 8" David Sengel North Carolina, United States "The Process: A collect...
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Zebras, by Dewey Garrett170 - Zebras, by Dewey Garrett
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Lot #170 Zebras Urethane resin 0.5" x 5.5" x 5.5" Dewey Garrett Arizona, United States "I am interested in the transfo...
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Conundrum, by Sharon Doughtie180 - Conundrum, by Sharon Doughtie
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Lot #180 Conundrum Mahogany, cherry, Micronesian cordage, rawhide, leather, paint 5" x 7.25" x 7.25" Sharon Doughtie Hawai`i, ...
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They Went Before, by Art Liestman180 - They Went Before, by Art Liestman
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 180 They Went Before Bigleaf maple burl, fire, pyrography, acrylics 6.25" x 6" x 6" Art Liestman Coquitlam, British Co...
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Oval Bowl by Dale Larson190 - Oval Bowl by Dale Larson
American Association of Woodturners
Lot #: 190 Oval Bowl Pacific madrone burl 3.25" x 10.5 x 15" Dale Larson Gresham, Washington, United States Majestic Pacific ma...
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Seasons, by Jim Christiansen190 - Seasons, by Jim Christiansen
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Lot #190 Seasons Cherry, acrylic paint, gold 8" x 8" x 8" Jim Christiansen Idaho, United States Like many woodworkers, Jim ...
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Shall We Dance, by Ron Gerton200 - Shall We Dance, by Ron Gerton
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Lot #200 Shall We Dance Box elder burl, bronze 7" x 4" x 5" Ron Gerton Washington, United States Ron Gerton is a retired me...
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Walnut Vessel by John Jordan200 - Walnut Vessel by John Jordan
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Walnut Vessel Walnut 9" x 9" John Jordan Tennessee, United States John is an internationally known and widely collected woodturne...
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The Promise,  by Jim Christiansen210 - The Promise, by Jim Christiansen
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The Promise Maple, acrylic paint 22" x 13" x 8" Jim Christiansen Idaho, United States Behind every creation there is a certa...
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Untitled, by Marc Ricourt210 - Untitled, by Marc Ricourt
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#210 Untitled Wood, pigment 8" x 8" Marc Ricourt France
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Allegheny Connection, by Trent Bosch220 - Allegheny Connection, by Trent Bosch
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Lot #220 Allegheny Connection Maple, steel 8" x 8" x 8" Trent Bosch Colorado, United States "When confronted with an e...
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Plated Sphere by Michael Kehs220 - Plated Sphere by Michael Kehs
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Lot #: 220 Plated Sphere Basswood, poplar 5" x 5" x 3" Michael Kehs Pennsylvania, United States “I live on a wooded piece of ...
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Dark Baskets, by Christian Burchard230 - Dark Baskets, by Christian Burchard
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Lot #: 230 Dark Baskets Madrone Burl 11" x 16" x 14" Christian Burchard Oregon, United States Born in Hamburg, Germany in 1...
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Funnel, by William Moore230 - Funnel, by William Moore
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Lot #230 Funnel Madrone burl, copper, blackwood 7.5" x 6" x 8" William Moore Oregon, United States
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Freedom of Speech, by Max Brosi240 - Freedom of Speech, by Max Brosi
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Lot #240 Freedom of Speech Green oak, steel 7.7" x 5.5" x 4" Max Brosi County Leitrim, Ireland "'Freedom of Speech...
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Derviche by Alain Mailland240 - Derviche by Alain Mailland
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Lot #: 240 Derviche Arbutus 27" X 14" x 14" Alain Mailland Gard, France “All my work is based on the beauty of wood...
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La Mer, by J Paul Fennell250 - La Mer, by J Paul Fennell
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Lot #: 250 La Mer Carob 9" x 7.25" J Paul Fennell Arizona, United States I have focused primarily on turning hollow forms for the la...
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