Selected Awards and Exhibitions

 Exhibition: Wood Symphony Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Turned and Sculpted Wood".  Invitational, March 13, 2020.

 

The Association of Woodturners of Great Britian." Ray Key Memorial Collaborative Project" Invitational, July 2-21, 2019. Nature in Art, Gloucester, Great Britian

 

Exhibition: Wood Symphony Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. "Turned and Sculpted Wood". Invitational, April 8-22, 2019

 

Demonstrator: Woodturning New Zealand International Symposium: October 4-7, 2018, Aukland, New Zealand.

 

Exhibition: "Making Matters: Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft". Invitational, Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Peters Valley School of Craft

Layton, N.J. June 3 - Sept. 4, 2017

 

Exhibition, "A Tradition of Excellence" Invitational, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. August 20-Sept.10, 2016

 

Exhibition: "Making Matters: Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft". Invitational, Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Peters Valley School of Craft

Layton, N.J. May 28-August 14, 2016.

 

Exhibition: "Made in New York, the Art of Wood" Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY. Invitational

August 21-Sept.25, 2015

 

Awards: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase / Totally Turning Symposium, Saratoga Springs, NY. March 28-29, 2015

First, Second, and Third place, various categories.

 

Exhibition: Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Small Treasures" Invitational, Feb. 7-Mar. 7, 2015

 

Presenter: 35th Anniversary Utah Woodturning Symposium, May 15-17, 2014. 

 

Exhibition: "Made in New York, The Art of Wood" Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY.  Invitational

August 23-Sept. 20,2013

 

Exhibition: "Currents" , AAW Symposium, Tampa, FL Travelling, Invitational. "Adrift", Premiers June 28-30,2013

 

Presenter: American Association ofWoodturnmers International Symposium, Tampa, FL June 228-30,2013 "The Art of the Finial".

 

Exhibition: Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Small Treasures" May5-June2, 2013.

 

Exhibition: Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, ME "Faculty Exhibit" June 9-Sept. 14, 2012.

 

Award: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase, Saratoga Springs, NY. "Professional Excellence Award" for "Drunken Bottle Stoppers".

 

Exhibition: "Inside and Outside the Box" Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Aug. 20-Sept. 16, 2011.

 

Presenter: 25th Annual AAW Symposium, June 23-25, 2011. St. Paul, MN Panel discussion with Andi Wolfe and Dich Gerard

"Demystifying Design"

 

Exhibition: Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT "A Legacy of fine Craft". Juried, June 6-Aug. 14, 2011

 

Exhibition: "The Fine Art of Wood", North Carolina Arboretum Exhibition Gallery, International Invitational Woodturning Exhibition

May28-Sept. 5, 2011 "Rolling in Deep Time"

 

Award: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase, Saratoga Springs, NY. "Professional Excellence Award", "Richard J. Pagano Award" for best in show, "Winged Finial Box".

 

Exhibition: 35th Annual Holiday Exhibition, Invitational. Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT Nov. 20- Dec. 31, 2010.

 

Presenter: Amerian Association of Woodturners National Symposium. Hartford, CT. June 18-20, 2010. "Ten Essential Cuts", "Kick it Up!"

 

Exhibition: "Maple Medley, an Acer Showcase" June 18-20, 2010. AAW Symposium, Hartford, CT. Travelling, Invitational. "Dawn".

 

Award: "Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase" Saratoga Springs, NY. First place, professional category "Skippin' School #15".

 

Exhibition: "Made in New York, the Fine Art of Wood". Invitational, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY. Sept. 5- Oct.2, 2009.

 

Exhibition: "Small Treasures" Del Mano Gallery. Invitational,  Los Angeles, CA. May 2-June 6, 2009.

 

Exhibition: "Turning to the Future" Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC. Juried. March 20-May 11, 2009.

 

Exhibition: "Craft USA" National Craft Triennial. Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.  Nov. 16- Dec. 23, 2008. "Skippin' School".

 

Exhibition: "Rounding the Four Corners" Invitational, American Association of Woodturners Gallery, St. Paul, MN May 8-Aug.

9, 2008  "To the 9"s"

 

Award: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase, Saratoga Springs, NY. Professional Gallery Exhibit. "Best Accessory" Award. April, 2008

 

Exhibition: "Small Treasures" Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Invitational, March 2008.

 

Exhibition: International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art. (SOFA Chicago) November, 2007. Critique of contemporary turned wood art by Charlotte Brown, Curator of Art, NC State University. "Tango".

 

Finalist: "Niche Award"(2) 2008. Presented by the Rosen Group, Baltimore, MD. Turned wood category:"Steppin' Out", Painted wood category: "Skippin' School".

 

Exhibition: "Made in New York, the Art of Wood" Invitational. Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY Aug. 31-Sept. 28, 2007

 

Critique: American Association of Woodturners National Symposium. June, 2007. "Instant Gallery" critique by Michael Brolly and

Stephen Hogbin. "Linenfold Exercise".

 

Exhibition: "Small Treasures" Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Invitational. March 2007.

 

Exhibition: "Open/Closed" Invitational, American Association of Woodturners Gallery, St. Paul, MN. Jan. 12-April 15, 2007.

 

Exhibition: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase, Saratoga Springs, NY.  March, 2007. Professional Gallery Exhibit.

 

Presenter: American Association of Woodturners, National Symposium. June, 2006.  "Woodturning Form and Design" and "Turning

the Rose".  "Instant Gallery" critique: "Playing Hooky#2" .

 

Exhibition: "Design in Wood" International Juried Exhibition. Del Mar, CA.  June 10-July 4, 2006. "Skippin' School".

 

Exchibition: International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art (SOFA NY). June 1-4, 2006 Represented by Del Mano Gallery.

 

Exhibition: "Contemporary American Woodturning". Invitational,  Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN. Jan. 28-March 19, 2006

 

Exhibition: "Contemporary American Woodturning". AAW Gallery, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN. May5-Aug. 4, 2006

 

Exhibition: "Turned Wood: Small Treasures" Invitational. Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.  March 2006

 

Exhibition: "Innovative-Conceptual-Sculptural-Historical". Studio Furniture Artists Invitational. Dec. 2-March 15, 2006. Sharada

Gallery, Hudson, NY         

 

Finalist: "Niche Award", 2006.  Presented by the Rosen Group, Baltimore, MD. "C'est Leve".

 

Exhibition: "Innovative Perspectives in Turning". June 19-Aug. 7,2005. Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT and the Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA. Invitational, Curator: Albert LeCoff.

 

Exhibition: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase, Saratoga Springs, NY March, 2005. First place, spindle turning category, first place hollow form category.

 

Exhibition: Buyer's Market, Philadelphia, PA. "Niche Award" 2005. Presented by the Rosen Group, Baltimore, MD. "Merengue".

 

Exhibition: "Turned Wood: Small Treasures" Invitational, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. March 2005.

 

Finalist: Catskill Mountain Guide magazine, "Best Woodworkers in New York State".

 

Presenter: American Association of Woodturners, National Symposium. Orlando, FL. July, 2004. "Instant Gallery" critique: "Merengue" and "Tango".

 

Exhibition: "Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase" Saratoga Springs, NY. First place, second place, woodturning category.

 

Exhibition: "Turned Wood: Small Treasures" Invitational. Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA March, 2004.

 

Exhibition: "Art of the Northeast", Juried. Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT. Fine Art Exhibition. "Diamonds".

 

Exhibition: "Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase" Saratoga Springs, NY. 2003. First place, woodturning category, Judges commendations for Best in Show.

 

Critique: AAW National Symposium, Providence, RI. "Instant Gallery" critique by David Ellsworth and Michael Housaluk. Included in

instant gallery video production, "Diamonds".

 

Exhibition: Northeastern Woodworkers Showcase 2002, Saratoga Springs, NY. First place, second place, woodturning category.

 

 

 

 

 

 Publications

 

"The Woodcarvers Gazette": Published by The British Woodcarvers Association, Summer 2020. "Turned and Sculpted Wood" Exhibit. " Cherry Bomb".

 

Masters of Contemporary Wood Art" January, 2020. Published by Wood Symphony Gallery. "Playing Hooky".

 

"Woodturning Fundamentals" Magazine. American Association of Woodturners, Rear Cover image: Christmas Ornaments, December, 2019.

 

"Woodturning" Magazine. Issue #336, "Ray Key Collaboration Project" Untitled ash hollow form with ebony finial.

 

"The Woodcarvers Gazette". Published by The British Woodcarvers Association, Summer 2019. "Turned and Sculpted Wood", 

"The Pharaoh".

 

"Ray Key Collaborations", 2019. Published by the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain. Page 113, Colaboration/Tribute piece with Ray Key.

 

"Fine Woodworking" Magazine, December, 2018. Tompkins "Gage'T" review.

 

"Creative Wood"Magazine: September 2018, "Woodturning New Zealand International Symposium". The demonstrators.

 

"Meet the Turner", "More Woodturning Magazine". October, 2016, Keith Tompkins profile and interview.

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine: April, 2016,  Feature Article,  "Turning Curved Tubes",  Gallery section "Turning Tubular":

"Rolling in Deep Time."

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine: April, 2015 "Skew Chisel Primer"; Learn the Basic Cuts.

 

"American Woodturner" magazine, February, 2014 Feature article "Finials Gallery".

 

"Woodturning" Magazine #261, published by Guild of Master Craftsmen, UK. Feature: Keith Tompkins in Profile.

 

"Safety for Woodturners", published by the American Association of Woodturners. Article: "Bandsaw: Safe set-up and operation".

 

"American Woodturner" magazine, August, 2013. Feature article: " A Gilded Gallery", "Dawn".

 

"The V-Skew", Tool review by Peter Charles Fagg, "Woodturning" magazine #238. April, 2012 GMC Publications, UK.

 

"Woodworkers News" March 2012. Review, "Keith Tompkins workshop" Jan. 28-29, 2012.

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, April, 2012. Feature article: "Bottle Stoppers".

 

"Woodturning Design" Magazine #33, October, 2011. Keith Tompkins V-Skew review by Kurt Hertzog.

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, August, 2011. Feature article: "Bandsaw Safety".

 

"Turning Talk", Newsletter of the South Auckland Woodturning Guild, April, 2011. New Zealand. Featured turner, "Rolling in Deep Time".

 

"Woodturning" Magazine #220, Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications, UK. December, 2010. "Maple Medley", "Dawn".

 

Cover image: Packard Woodworks catalog Fall, 2010, "Playing Hooky".

 

"Woodturning Design" Magazine, back cover image. Winter, 2010. Promotional, " Playing Hooky".

 

"Wood Art Today 2" Published by Shiffer Press, 2010. Multiple images.

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, April, 2010. "Sharpen your Skills" "Eye of the Storm".

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, Summer 2009. Feature article: "Sketch for Success".

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, Summer 2008.  Feature article: "Design Inspiration".

 

"Niche" Magazine, Winter 2007. "Discover the Best" Niche Award Finalists, 2008. "Steppin' Out".

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, Winter 2007. Feature Article: "The Art of Whimsy", "Bottoms Up".

 

"Amercan Woodturner" Magazine, Fall 2007. "Instant Gallery: Favorites from Portland" "Linenfold Exercise".

 

"The Crafts Report" Magazine, June, 2007. "Business Wise; Teaching Pros and Cons" "Skippin' School".

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, Summer 2007. "Small Treasures" review by Kevin Wallace. "Steppin' Out".

 

"The Best of Fine Woodworking" Tauton Press May 2007. "Diamonds", Gallery section and rear cover.

 

Home and Garden Television (HGTV)"That's Clever" Program December, 2006. "Turning a Fish", "Turning a Martini bottle stopper".

Filmed at Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT.

 

"Woodturning" Magazine, Fall 2006. Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications. AAW Symposium Review by Mark Baker. "Playing Hooky".

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, Fall 2006. "Instant Gallery: Favorites from the Critique". "Playing Hooky #2".

 

"Woodturning Design" Magazine, Summer 2006. Article: "An Introduction to the Principles of Form and Design".

 

Brookfield Craft Center, Quarterly Publication, Summer 2006. Cover Image "Playing Hooky".

 

"Woodturning" Magazine, Issue #150. Guild of Master Craftsmen Publications, UK. Feature: Niche Award, "Merengue".

 

"Woodwork" Magazine, September, 2005. Centerfold, Gallery section,Sselected works.

 

"American Woodturner" Magazine, Summer 2005. "Niche Award", "Merengue".

 

"Niche" Magazine, Spring 2005. "In Good Company", Niche Award Winner 2005. "Merengue".

 

"Niche" Magazine, Winter 2004. "Celebrate American Craft", Niche Award Finalists, "Merengue".

 

"American Style" Magazine, Winter 2004. "Fleur Bresler" tribute.

 

"American Association of Woodturners" National Symposium Instant Gallery Critique video, July 2004. "Diamonds".

 

Brookfield Craft Center: Quarterly Publication. Summer 2004, Cover Image, "Diamonds".

 

"Catskill Mountain Guide" Magazine. March 2004. Keith Tompkins, Featured Artist.

 

"Segmented Woodturning: A Complete Guide" by Ron Hampton. "Diamonds", "African Flower".

 

Canterbury Workshops: September, 2003. "Turning a Suspended Vessel". Filmed for internet television.

 

"Fine Woodworking" Magazine, August, 2003. Published by Tauton Press. "Diamonds".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scroll to the bottom of the page to view an accompanying video to my skew article by John Lucas.

Miniature goblet with finial

African Blackwood 1.5" tall

Keith P. Tompkins Woodturning Studio

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