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Gary Stevens - Profile

Born 1957 in San Francisco, Ca.  Currently residing in Soquel, CA.

Education:

Attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA

Individual studies with Mark Lindquist at Lindquist Studios

Lindquist Studios Assistant 2000

Selected Collections

Presentation to Jordan’s King Abdullah II by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN

Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI 

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

The Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Exhibitions / Shows / Awards

NBC “In Wine Country”
May 18, 2008

Gumps Mastercrafts Show
February ­ March, 2006

Solo Exhibition/Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
September 30 ­ October 29, 2005

Gumps Mastercrafts Show
February ­ March, 2005

"Celebrating Nature" - Craft Tradition/Contemporary Expressions
Craft & Folk Art Museum
August 12, 2004 - October 31, 2004

"By Hand" - KQED "Spark" television show
July 14, 2004

Gumps Mastercrafts Show
February ­ March, 2004

Inspired Vessel Exhibition 
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
December 14, 2003 ­ February 15, 2004

SOFA/Chicago 2003 ­ Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Oct 16 ­ 19, 2003

Selected Exhibitions / Shows / Awards, continued:

Collectors of Wood Art - Santa Fe, NM
Sept. 11 ­ 14, 2003

“Turned Wood” - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
June 28 ­ July 25, 2003

“Carol Duval Show”  HGTV
Featured Artist,  March 2003

Gumps Mastercrafts Show
February 25 ­ March 8, 2003

SOFA/Chicago 2001 ­ Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Oct. 5 ­ 7, 2001 

“California Heartland” KVIE - TV Sacramento
Featured Artist , October 2001

Pacific Craft Show - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Sept. 13 ­ 16, 2001

“Spirit of Wood” - California State Fair ­ Sacramento, CA
Aug. 17 ­  Sept. 3, 2001

“NATURE TAKES A TURN”
Exhibition Schedule:

Minnesota Museum of American Art; St Paul, Minnesota
June 22 ­ August 12, 2001

University of California at Davis; Memorial Union Art Gallery
September 24 ­ November 2, 2001

Arrowmont School for the Crafts ­  Sandra Blain Gallery; Gatlinburg, Tennessee
January 5 ­ May 5, 2002

University of New York at Purchase ­ Neuberger Museum of Art
June 16 ­ September 8, 2002

“Turned Wood” - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
June 16 ­ July 14, 2001

SOFA ­ New York City, NY
May 30 ­ June 4, 2001

“Turned Wood - Small Treasures” - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mar. 3 ­ Mar. 31, 2001

“Mastercrafts Show 2001” ­ Gumps, San Francisco, CA
Feb. 1 ­ April 1, 2001

Selected Exhibitions / Shows / Awards, continued:

“Selected Wood” - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Jan. 27 ­ Feb. 24, 2001

SOFA/Chicago ­ Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Nov. 2-5, 2000

“Pacific Craft Show” - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Sept. 15 - 17, 2000

“The Fine Art of Wood at the Millennium” - The Detroit Institute of Arts
June 2000 - January 2001

Invited Artist - “Horizons 2000”, curated by David Ellsworth
The Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery at the Brookfield Craft Center
June 18 - Aug. 13, 2000

“Turned Wood 2000” - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
June 16 ­ July 14, 2001

SOFA ­ New York City, NY
June 1-4, 2000

“Master Woodturners” - Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC
May 5 - July 1, 2000

“Turned Wood - Small Treasures” - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mar. 18 - April 15, 2000

“Mastercrafts Show 2000” ­ Gumps, San Francisco, CA
Jan. 18 - March 18, 2000

SOFA/Chicago ­ Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Oct. 4-7, 1999

“American Woodturners Profile” - R. Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, IL
July 16 - August 28, 1999

Mark Lindquist/Gary Stevens Collaborative Work SOFA ­ New York, 1999

Arrowmont National 1999 Juried Exhibition” ­ 

Arrowmont's Sandra J. Blain Gallery 
Feb.26 - May 15, 1999. 

Spectrum ‘98 “ - Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN December, 1998

Selected Exhibitions / Shows / Awards, continued:

“Wood Art Collector’s Conference” - San Francisco, CA
Sept. 11-13  1998

Second Place/Sculpture Division
“The American Experience” 1997 - Perry House Galleries, Alexandria, VA
January - May 1997

Selected  Books, Reviews and Articles

“C” California Lifestyle Magazine, August 2006.  By Amy Gurvitz

Celebrating Nature (Catalog), Craft and Folk Art Museum.  2004

500 Wood Bowls, published by Lark Books, 
a division of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2004

Meilach, Dona; Wood Art Today:  furniture, vessels, sculpture.  2003 
Schiffer Publishing Ltd.

Nature Takes A Turn (Catalog), Co-Sponsored by The American Association of
Woodturners and the Minnesota Museum of American Art; June, 2001

Adamson, Glenn;  “The Fine Art of Curating”, Turning Points,
(published by The Wood Turning Center)  Winter, 2001  

Liebenson, Bess;  “Taking Wood to New Places”, The New York Times, 
July 30, 2000

Fike, Bonita;  The Fine Art of Wood, Abbeville Press Publishers, July 2000

Leier, Ray;  “New Artists in Turned Wood”, Woodworker West 
July/August 2000

Turner, Tran;  “Wood Art Collectors’ Conference”, Craft Arts International ,  #45

Lacer, Alan;  “Collectors of Wood Art”,  American Woodturner ,  Winter 1998    

De Coster, Andre;  “International” (featured Artist),  De Vlaamse Houtdraaier (The Flemish Woodturner),  June 1999