Alan Stirt

Born May 1946 in Brooklyn, NY, he has been a wood working instructor and simultaneous artist for over thirty years. Exhibited all over the world, he is part of many museum collections including the Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ; Fine Arts Museum of the South Mobile, AL; R.H. Fleming Museum Burlington, VT; High Museum of Art Atlanta, GA; White House Permanent Craft Collection Washington, DC; Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC; Mint Museum Charlotte, NC; and Wood Turning Center in Philadelphia, PA. Specific exhibits include, Solo exhibition, turned & carved wood, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA; "Forms in Wood'', Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA; "Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from the Womick Collection", American Craft Museum, New York, NY; "The White House Collection of American Crafts", National Museum of American Crafts, Washington, DC; "A Decade of Craft: Recent Acquisitions", American Craft Museum, New York, NY; "Out of theW0ods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen", European Venue; "The Art of Turned Wood Bowls", Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute Washington, DC; "Beyond the Bowl - North American Wood turners", Cartwright Street Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.; and "Art in the Vice-President's House from Northeast Museums, Washington, DC