Micheal is recognized internationally and in Canada as one of the world's most creative wood "turners". Hosaluk's work covers a wide range of objects and materials including functional vessels, furniture and sculptural pieces. His work is humorous and elegant, possesses character and gesture and is full of reference to architecture, nature and culture. Hosaluk's work has been exhibited throughout Canada, in Europe, China, Japan, Australia and the United States.
He has lectured and demonstrated extensively throughout Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, France, Norway and Israel.
Hosaluk has also been the coordinator of the biennial International Wood Furniture/Turning Conference since 1982.Hosaluk is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and earlier this year became an Honourary Lifetime Member of the Saskatchewan Crafts Council. He is active on the Steering Committee of the Furniture Society of North America, and is on its Advisory Board. Hosaluk's work has recently been profiled in numerous publications including Fine Woodworking; American Craft; and Woodwork magazines. Hosaluk is also the subject of a book published in 2002 by Guild Publishing, titled Scratching the Surface: Michael Hosaluk.Michael Hosaluk lives and has his studio near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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