Melissa Auchincloss - Two Sisters Growing Brands
When asked why I chose to be a woodturner I laugh and say I didn’t, it chose me. Who knew that a 4 hour course that I was
Since then, I inherited my dad’s lathe, bought 2 more, converted the barn into a studio space and I like to think I have created some interesting art.
I find great reward in peeling away the rough exterior of a block of wood to expose the beauty held within. Thankful for the opportunity to celebrate nature`s
In 2016 I was awarded the top sculptor at the McMichael Gallery Autumn Art Sale. That was the year I got serious about integrating carving into my work. What a satisfying experience. As a youngster, I felt a great connection with the gallery while gazing out over the treetops. My art was displayed in that exact same window. Was it meant to be or just another lucky Turn-of-Fate.