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Merryll Saylan
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927 Grayson St
Berkeley
California
94710  United States
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510 647-9099 (Phone)
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  Awards, Books, Collector, Corporate art, Cremation urns, Custom woodturning, Demonstrations, DVD & Video material, Gallery Owner, Group instruction, Lathes, Machinery, Manufacturer, Photography, Private instruction, Production turning, Projects, Reproduction, Restoration, School, Supplies, Teacher, Tools & Tool Supplies, Wholesale, Wood Supplier, Writing
  Bowl, Boxes, Carving, Color and texture, Cremation Urn, Decorative, Finials, Functional, Hollow Forms, Multi-Axis, Natural edge turning, Ornamental (OT), Ornaments, Platter, Projects, Sculpture, Segmented, Spindle, Therming, Threaded boxes, Tools and techniques, Toys and games, Traditional Woodturning
  Bowl, Boxes, Carving, Color and texture, Decorative, Functional, Multi-Axis, Natural edge turning, Ornaments, other…, Projects, Sculpture, Segmented, Spindle, Tools and techniques, Traditional Woodturning
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  Comtemporary Woodturners, Functional pieces, Historic Woodturnings, Other, Sculptural pieces
  Merryll Saylan lives and maintains a studio in Berkeley, California. Educated with a BA in Design from UCLA and an MA in Art from California State University Northridge, her work has been exhibited in many museums and galleries, including the Renwick Gallery, Museum of Art & Design, and the Yale University Art Gallery. Her pieces have been included in numerous shows such as Turning Wood into Art at The Mint Museum, Turned Wood Now at Arizona State University Museum, and the opening exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design. A leader in the use of color and texture on wood and a valued authority in wood turning method, Saylan’s writings on art, techniques, and the woodturning field have been published in books and magazines.
Saylan’s influence in the wood and craft communities is also felt through her teaching practice and her involvement in numerous arts organizations, serving on the boards of The Wood Turning Center, the American Association of Woodturners and the board of Collector’s Of Wood Art. Saylan participated in Artist-in-Residence programs in the United States and England including Grizedale Sculpture Park, Cumbria, England; International Turning Exchange sponsored by The Wood Turning Center; and Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado. She was a Visiting Artist and taught at CCA in San Francisco. In 2004, the US Department of State’s ART in Embassies Program sent her to Fiji to hold a series of public lectures and workshops. She was invited to participate in the Smithsonian Archives of American Art and in 2009, Saylan was the AAW Professional Outreach Program Merit award winner.
Saylan’s influence in the wood and craft communities is also felt through her teaching practice and her involvement in numerous arts organizations, serving on the boards of The Wood Turning Center, the American Association of Woodturners and the board of Collector’s Of Wood Art. Saylan participated in Artist-in-Residence programs in the United States and England including Grizedale Sculpture Park, Cumbria, England; International Turning Exchange sponsored by The Wood Turning Center; and Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado. She was a Visiting Artist and taught at CCA in San Francisco. In 2004, the US Department of State’s ART in Embassies Program sent her to Fiji to hold a series of public lectures and workshops. She was invited to participate in the Smithsonian Archives of American Art and in 2009, Saylan was the AAW Professional Outreach Program Merit award winner.


Personal Information
927 Grayson St
Berkeley
California
94710  United States
 [ Map ]
510 647-9099 (Phone)
415 302-3598 (Mobile)
Visit My Website »
  4/1/1986
  Professional level
  Bowl, Boxes, Carving, Color Texture, Decorative, Finials, Functional, Hollow Forms, Jewelry, Multi Axis, Natural Edge, Ornamental, Other, Pen, Projects, Sculpture, Segmented, Spindle, Therming, Traditional Woodturning
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  Bay Area Woodturners Association CA
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