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The artist will create two new pieces and exhibit them in the 2016 Northern Woods and The Art of Fine Furniture exhibitions. Success will be determined by the completion of the work, its exhibition and audience attendance. The exhibitions will demonstrate growth in his professional practice as a furniture designer/maker. 2: The artist will have expanded capabilities in machining/casting of aluminum and in creating forms and molds for carbon fiber or fiberglass layup. The artist will show innovative use of new and existing materials and processes in his work.
Two pieces were completed and shown at two exhibitions. The public attended in significant numbers. The artist met with the public at related events. 1. Were the proposed pieces completed in time for the targeted exhibitions? 2. Were the pieces on display at the targeted exhibitions? 3. Were the targeted exhibitions open to the general public? 4. Was the public in attendance in numbers meeting or exceeding expectations? 5. Was the artist available for public discourse during the exhibitions? 2: Using bent plywood and metal turning increased my skills and was essential in making the art both artistically and technologically innovative. 1. Was skill gained in the use of a previously unfamiliar material or process? 2. Was greater knowledge or understanding gained of a familiar material or process? 3. Was the application of the new or existing material or process important in making the piece more artistically innovative? 4. Was it innovative from a technical standpoint?