For the first time we will have a French woodturner on board the Woodturningcruise! We have choosen on of the top ranked and we think you have something to look forward too!
From his bios:
Benoît Averly, wood sculptor, enjoys very much « turning a piece of wood into life ». His standing or wall sculptures are mainly made of oak or ash wood essences , offering possibilities for precise details, and a variety of surface visual appearances. Benoit aims at uncomplicated creations, giving an impression of wide space. Inspiration comes from Nature and also from earlier creations within a permanent thinking process . Awarded by French and American professional associations, Benoit likes very much sharing knowledge with young professionals today. Sculptures mean playing with light, overall shape and wood texture. Benoit loves sharing this activity with clients, and to make them taking up and bringing the sculptures into their own life.
Some Information on Benoit Averly’ activity at International level :
Young Creator award – Ateliers d’Art de France 2006
Purchase Award – American Association of Woodturners
Craft - Maison et Objet - Paris, France (twice a year)
Participation to Art exhibitions in France (Art Chalet Courchevel), in Belgium (Off Course, Brussels, September 2015), Mexico, Japan, United Arab Emirates, …
His sculptures are exhibited in many art galleries worldwide and many interiour architects prefer his work for decoration.
Visit his website here: http://benoitaverly.com/accueil/
Turning gallery: http://www.turninggallery.org/benoit-averly.html