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Welcome!

Whether you are a beginner / novice, intermediate or an award winning carver, we welcome you to join our guild. We carve everything from folk art, canes, chip, stone, caricature, and spoons, to birds, wildfowl, wildlife, wood burning, bowls, intarsia, animals, relief, and stylistic interpretations.

For more information about the Guild, you can contact us by email (agb.guilds@gmail.com) or visit our studio in the Art Gallery of Burlington:

Woodcarvers Open Studio:

Tuesdays, 9am - 10pm

Thursdays, 9am - noon 

Sculptors Open Studio:

Fridays, 9am - 4pm

Our Guild Executive Meeting is the first Tuesday of each month at 10am.

Burlington Sculptors & Woodcarvers Guild

 

Whether you are a beginner / novice, intermediate or an award winning carver, we welcome you to join our guild. We carve everything from folk art, canes, chip, stone, caricature, and spoons, to birds, wildfowl, wildlife, wood burning, bowls, intarsia, animals, relief, and stylistic interpretations.

 

Objectives

  • To bring people together who have a common interest in carving and sculpting in a variety of media
  • To provide opportunities to share ideas and enthusiasm for the art form
  • To provide facilities for further development of carving and sculpting skills
  • To promote appreciation for carving and sculpting in the community

 

 

Above: from our recent Red-Headed Woodpecker Workshop

About the Burlingston Sculptors & Woodcarvers

 

Our membership comes from all levels and backgrounds: novice, award-winners, carvers, sculptors working in various media, young and old. 

 
Here: The Red-Headed Woodpecker Workshop

Here: The Red-Headed Woodpecker Workshop

Workshops

We Host a variety of workshops throughout the year

At the Hamilton Woodworking Show, February 2017

At the Hamilton Woodworking Show, February 2017

Our Members

Our membership is made up of people from all skill-levels, working in all sorts of media. 

 
Pictured above: The Wooden Cane Handles Project

Pictured above: The Wooden Cane Handles Project

In the news...

What wE're up to when we get out of the studio.

 

Our Facilities

Our facilities are located in the Art Gallery of Burlington

Our Facilities

 
  • Spacious, well-lit studio
  • Kiln room with electric kiln
  • Locker space for supplies
  • Basic wood carving and soap stone working tools
  • Bandsaws
  • Belt sander
  • Dust collector
  • Drill press
  • Sharpening Station
  • Sculpting stands

Our facilities are located in the Art Gallery of Burlington

 

The Art Gallery of Burlington is an award winning gallery located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario. The gallery stages as many as 12 exhibitions a year and is home to an acclaimed collection of Canadian contemporary ceramics and seven fine craft guilds.

 

 
 

LIST OF EXECUTIVES FOR SCULPTORS AND WOODCARVERS GUILD 2017

 
 

PRESIDENT | LOU CHENIER

VICE PRESIDENT | MURRAY MacDOUGALL

TREASURER | KEN MAITLAND

SECRETARY | JOHN STERLING

DISPLAY CASE | GEORGE MacDONALD

LIBRARY | TONY CONNELL

EXHIBITS AND SHOWCASE | JOE LOVE

MEMBERSHIP | KEN McCUTCHEON

WORKSHOP SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE:

  • MICHAEL SHEPPARD
  • CY NOBLE

SCULPTORS GUIDE REPRESENTATIVE | PATRICIA POWELL