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Galleries - Meeting Galleries - January 2005

 photography by Ric Taylor

In a departure from the club's monthly Show and Tell awards, a juried event was held at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.  Members whose work was judged to be superior were awarded certificates of merit.  Judging categories remained largely the same.  See additional pictures at bottom.
 

Advanced Category (Items made from one piece of wood by advanced turners)
Certificate of Merit
Jeff Schrader
Imbuya Burl
      Platter
18W x 1-1/2H
Certificate of Merit
Don Fluker

Mesquite Vase
6-1/2W x 5H
Certificate of Merit
Bill Tilson

Walnut Bowl
5H x 1-1/4H
 
Certificate of Merit
Larry Zarra

Hackberry Bowl
16W x 11-3/4H
Certificate of Merit
Larry Zarra
Jarra Burl Platter
18W x 2H
   


Segmented Category
(Items made from more than one piece of wood by turners of all levels)
Certificate of Merit
Paul Kendall

Mesquite Wall
     Hanging
18W x 53H
Certificate of Merit
Jerry Bennett

Bubinga Hollowform
7
W x 9H
   


Enhanced Category (Items that incorporate embellishment of the item by turners of all levels)
Certificate of Merit
David Welch

Painted Maple
    Bowl
11-1/2W x 3H
Certificate of Merit
Douglas Davis

Black Walnut
  & Pecan Box
6W x 8H
Certificate of Merit
Kevin Turco

Maple Burl
  Vessel
5-1/2W x 6H
 
Certificate of Merit
Jerry Bennett

"Finding Common
    Ground"
12W x 35H
Certificate of Merit
Janice Levi

Yellowheart/Blood-wood Box
2
W x 4H
Certificate of Merit
Jerry Bennett

"Classy Clown"
5W x 9H


Intermediate Category (Items made from one piece of wood by intermediate turners)
Certificate of Merit
Kevin Turco

Pecan Bowl
6W x 2H
Certificate of Merit
Rich Gredler

Buckeye and
Rosewood
   Ornament
2W x 6H
Certificate of Merit
Gene Volentine
Quilted Maple
   Bowl
7-3/4W x 3H
 

Beginner Category (Items made from one piece of wood by beginning turners)
Certificate of Merit
Bob Tabor

Mesquite Bowl
w Undercut Rim
6W x 2-1/4H
 Certificate of Merit
Joe Johnson
Spalted Wood
   Bowl
8W x 3-1/4H
Certificate of Merit
Joe Johnson
Black Walnut
   Bowl
4-3/4W x 2H
Certificate of Merit
Jay Ebner
Oak Openform
3-3/4W x 2-3/4H
       

 

    Certificate of Merit Recipients   GCWA turnings on display at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft