Alan Stirt: Woodturner, Artist and Teacher


Ceremonial Bowls
Ceremonial Bowls


I have some new tools available for purchase. There's a 1/2" diameter finishing gouge, and a 1" wide shear scraper.
My second DVD - Turning and Carving the Square Platter - is now available. Click here for details.

A Black Cherry Fluted Bowl was just acquired by the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, GA.
The piece was donated by Jane and Arthur Mason.

The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH has acquired one of my Ceremonial Bowls for their permanent collection.

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts has acquired a piece of mine for therir permanent collection.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has acquired a piece of mine for their permanent collection. The painted platter "Circles", made in 1998, was donated to the museum by the Waterburys.

Two more of my pieces have been acquired by the museums.
A Square Series piece was acquired by the Honolulu Museum of Art, and a Carved Platter was acquired by the Art Museum of South Texas. Both were gifts donated by Ruth and David Waterbury.

One of my pieces was acquired by the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA for their permanent collection. It will also be part of an exhibition, Super Bowls: The Art of Turned Wood. The show will run from March 10 to July 7, 2013.

Follow the links for more information about these courses and demonstrations at craft schools and for clubs and symposiums.