Artisans of the Valley Attending The 2010 Philadelphia Fine Furniture Show

cruiseterminalArtisans of the Valley will be attending the 2010 Philadelphia Fine Furniture Show pending in March at the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal. We’ll be arriving with an array of furniture, video slide shows, and presentations to provide a cross section of our portfolio and of our restoration services.

Artisans On Display:

Our special guests to date include the following artists: We’ll be posting their bio’s and times for their appearances as soon as we can get everything coordinated!

Appearances by Expert Furniture Maker & Historian David Healy; David is extremely well versed in antique tools, joynery, and finishing method of Early American Furniture Makers.

Randy Mardrus Eagle CarvingRumor has it that Master Glass Artist Randy Mardrus (http://www.randymardrus.com) may just be debuting an incredible new line of glass carvings; these will absolutely blow your mind. (See Ealge on Right)

We’ll have the work of our Master Chainsaw Carver Bob Eigenrauch on hand – and Bob has indicated an interest in also shopping by the show as well. We’ll get some time frames from him in case anyone wants an autograph! (Example Shown Left)

Bob Eigenrach Chainsaw Carving - Sailor FigureWe will offer Master Craftsman Emeritus, Historian, and Author Stanley D. Saperstein’s “Sharpshooters” for sale at the event – Unfortunately though Stanley will be out of town for the show this year and can’t make the event. Anyone who purchases a book at the event may opt to have it signed and shipped to them for receipt at a later date, orpick it up at our shop.

We’ll keep you posted on an appearance by Rosemary Buczek – Master Penman who will be stopping by to answer questions about her amazing calligraphy and hand illumination.Illuminated Manuscript by Rosemary Buczek (Parchment shown bottom right)

Of course – Artisans’ current Master of the Shop (and of arms) Eric M. Saperstein will be on site for the duration of the event.

Don’t forget to check us out on  “Blank Canvas” episode on http://www.ebru.tv (Go to Episode 4 – we appear around minute 12) this will give you a preview of some of the pieces we’ll have on hand at the show!

Artisans of the Valley is a member of the Trade Only Design Library (TODL) – We’ll be providing information packages for fellow artists regaurding this online international specification database at our booth!

LINK TO PHILADELPHIA FURNITURE SHOW 2010—HALF PRICE TICKET FORM!

http://www.artisansofthevalley.com/docs/pifs_2010_artisants_ticketform.pdf

Show Dates and Hours:

Saturday, March 27, 11am-7pm
Sunday, March 28, 11am-5pm
Admission: $12.00
$2 discounts for tickets purchased in advance

Location:

The Philadelphia Cruise Terminal at Pier 1
Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC)
5100 South Broad Street
PH 215 387 8590 | FAX 215 387 8591
info@pffshow.com

Artisans will have a limited # of “discounted” tickets available – if you are attending please let us know first come first serve!

We’ll be handing out our collectible “Table Cards” – a laser cut rendition of our New Wave Gothic Table – as well as our CD Portfolios.

http://www.philaifs.com/?page_id=26 – Join us at the preview party!

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