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Arts Partnership to hold woodworking exhibition Jan. 11-Feb. 21

This piece won first place for finish last year.

The Escondido Arts Partnership has announced the eleventh Presentation of WOOD, A Furniture Show XI, hosted by Brian Murphy of Murphy’s Fine Woodworking. 

This exhibition will feature a gathering of some of the very best furniture makers in Southern California showing their work at the Escondido Municipal Gallery. A variety of wood mediums will be exhibited throughout the month. This exhibition is presented in association with the San Diego Fine Woodworking Association.

This two-month exhibition runs January 10 – February 21, 2020.

The opening reception on Saturday, January 11 provides an opportunity for the public to meet the featured woodworking artists from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The show will feature pieces of amazing handcrafted furniture including contemporary, traditional, art furniture, as well as veneering and marquetry. Last year’s opening had an attendance of over 450. 

Submissions to the exhibition are being accepted until December 20, said Murphy, who added, “We are in the process of getting 11-14 pieces from the Palomar College group and they had 14 last year.”

Send images to curator Brian Murphy at or in DVD format and mailed to 262 East Grand Ave., Escondido CA. 92025.

This three-drawer jewelry box by Tom Thornton won 1st Place for Design last week.

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