Charles Bronfman’s Claridge Collection Auction: Part V: Decorative Arts

April 21, 2015

LOT 170
ROBERT WOODS
  • ROBERT WOODS

170

ROBERT WOODS

HARD MAPLE BOWL

maple
7.75" x 12" x 11" — 19.7 x 30.5 x 27.9 cm.
signed and dated 1987 in black pen

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:



ROBERT WOODS

Robert Woods and his wife Phyllis have been exhibiting their wood turned works since the early 1980s. In 1993, they moved they moved to Bear River, Nova Scotia, and continued to participate in Crafts competitions. They have just recently retired from their crafts.


Selected Group Exhibitions

1989 Uncommon Objects, Harbourfront, Toronto, ON
Celebration 89: The Best of Members Show, Forge Gallery
From the Heart of Wood”, Rails End Gallery, Halliburton, ON
1988 Algonquin Arts Council Show, ON
Focus III, Ontario Crafts Council
Rails End Gallery, Halliburton, ON
Center Pieces, Ontario Crafts Council
1987 London Regional Gallery, ON
1986 Durham Wood Show
Blyth Theater Gallery, ON
Petits objets de bois, Galerie des arts
Image ’86, Gallery Shelton, Barrie, ON
1985 Image ’84, Hamilton Regional Gallery, ON
Toronto Outdoor Art Show, ON
1983 Barrie Festival of the Arts
1982 Forest City Craft Show, ON
Barrie Festival of the Arts, ON
1982 Forest City Craft Show, ON
Barrie Festival of the Arts, ON

Selected Awards

1989 Home County Folk Festival Award, Best Design
Canadian Craft Show Award, Best Traditional Use of Medium
1988 Eaton Yale Award of Excellence
1986 Home County Folk Festival, Design Award
Art at Meadowbrook, Detroit, Michigan, June Wisby Award of Excellence
1985 Toronto Outdoor Art Show, Best in Crafts
1983 Barrie Festival of the Arts, Best in Wood and Best in Show Awards
Old Hyde House, Acton Purchase Award
1982 Forest City Craft Show, Best of Crafts
Barrie Festival of the Arts, Best in Tooled Crafts

Provenance:

Purchased directly from the artist