David Ellsworth

Over the past thirty years, David Ellsworth has become known as one of the premier designers of turned wooden vessel forms. His work is included in the permanent collections of thirty museums and numerous private collections.

He is a Fellow of the American Craft Council, is a Trustee of the American Craft Council, and has received fellowship awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, and the PEW Fellowship for the Arts. He is the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Association of Woodturners and the Collectors of Wood Art, and he runs his own private school of woodturning at his home and studio in Buck’s County.


David Ellsworth, Pot Dancing, Spalted Sugar Maple

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