Alumni and Studio Fellows Exhibition


Open to all alumni and former Studio Fellows

Exhibition Dates and Venue

January 20 - April 5, 2017 at the Messler Gallery

Design and Selection Criteria
      • Furniture, turning, carving, and sculpture are welcome.
      • Jurors will select work that achieves excellence in design and fabrication.
      • Submissions must be completed works, not drawings or models.
      • Submitted work must not have been previously exhibited at the Messler Gallery.

       Mark Gardner, wood turner, Saluda, NC

       Anissa Kapsales, Associate Editor, Fine Woodworking, Newtown, CT

       Sarah Kay, furniture designer, London, England


Submission Guidelines
      • All submissions must be made electronically and should be emailed to Victoria Allport at
      • Each applicant may submit up to three pieces for consideration, and submit up to three images per entry.
      • Only one work per applicant will be exhibited, if chosen.
      • Submit all images as attachments, labeled with your last name and a number to distinguish entries. Example: "Smith1," "Smith2," "Smith3"
      • Please include the title, materials, dimensions and year completed for each entry in the email body text.
      • Email subject line should include "Alumni & Fellows Exhibit" and your last name.


Application Deadline

Entries must be received by September 1, 2016.



September 1, 2016            Deadline for submissions

September 16, 2016          Finalists selected for gallery show and all entrants notified of results

January 12-13, 2017         Delivery of work to Messler Gallery

January 20, 2017              Opening of Messler Gallery exhibition

April 5, 2017                    Exhibition ends at Messler Gallery



The Messler Gallery will help with shipping charges within reason. Crating and arrangements for shipping are the exhibitor's responsibility.


If you have questions, please contact Messler Gallery Manager, Victoria Allport at or 207-594-5611.