N i c k  C o o k
w o o d t u r n e r

585 Cobb Parkway S., Suite I
Marietta, Georgia 30060
770-421-1212

e-mail: info@nickcookwoodturner.com

Galleries

Out of the Woods, Atlanta, GA
Great American, Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Anthony Gallery, Roanoke, VA
Benchmark Gallery, Berea, KY
Georgia Mountain Craft Center, Gainesville, GA
Southern Hands, Highlands, NC
High Museum Gift Shop, Atlanta, GA
Artspace, Atlanta, GA
Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Signature Gallery, San Diego, CA
Curt Wagner Gallery, Redondo Beach, CA
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
Kati Gingrass, Milwaukee, WI
Bohemia, Columbia, SC
Eileen Kremen Gallery, Fullerton, CA
The Wood Merchant, LaConner, WA
Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles & Pasadena, CA
Museum Store, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Sylvia Ullman, American Crafts, Cleveland, OH
Freehand, Los Angeles, CA
Tesori, San Mateo, CA
Highlight Gallery, Mendcinco, CA
Legends, Sonoma, CA
Sansar Gallery, Washington, DC
Carlyn Gallerie, Dallas, TX
Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Expressly Wood, Chicago, IL
River GAllery, Chatanooga, TN

Exhibitions

Powers Crossroads Arts Festival, Newnan, GA
Paideia Arts Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
Trinity Arts Auction, Atlanta, GA
Turned Objects & Sculpted Forms, Atlanta, GA
DeKalb Arts, Atlanta, GA
Clay & Fibers II, Marietta, GA
Six Artists - Six Directions, Decatur, GA
Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Springfest, Charlotte, NC
Sandy Springs Arts & Heritage, Atlanta, GA
Spotlight on Southeast Crafts, Gainesville, FL
Summer Collection, Atlanta, GA
Berea Crafts Festival, Berea, KY
Wooden Vessels - One Man Show, Maryville College, Maryville, TN
Winter Juried Art Show, marietta, GA
Celebration Southern Style, Macy’s, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Mountain Crafts, Rome, GA
Landscapes & Nature, Atlanta, GA
Toys On Display, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Crafts, Atlanta, GA
Woodturning - Southern Style, Madison, GA
California Woodworking, Brea, CA
Celebration of American Crafts, New Haven, CT
Third Dimension: Wood, Los Angeles, CA
Eclectic Imagery, Fullerton, CA
Woodworks, San Diego, CA
Contemporary Crafts Market, Santa Monica, CA
Woodturning: Vision & Concept II, Gatlinburg, TN
Featured Artist, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Affair in the Garden, Beverly Hills, CA
Design in Wood, Del Mar, CA
Georgia On My Mind, Governor’s Mansion, Atlanta, GA
Woodturning: A Tribute to the Osolniks, Gatlinburg, TN
Cobb Salad, Atlanta, GA
The Art & Craft Of Woodturning, The Art Place, Marietta, GA
Growth Through Sharing, Greensboro, NC
Vessels, A Southern Tradition, Atlanta, GA & Greenville, SC
National Lathe-Turned Objects Show, Mendocino, CA
People Play: The Art of the Toy, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Turn, Turning, Turned, Exhibits USA, National Touring Show
Wood & Fiber, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA, Curator
Southeastern Fine Crafts Exhibition, The Art Station, St. Mountain, GA
Things That Pour, South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, GA
Enhancements: Hand-Crafted Functional Objects, Exhibits USA, National Touring Show, January 2001 – January 2004
 

Seminars & Workshops Presented

Arrowmont School Of The Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Touchstone Center For Crafts, Uniontown, PA
Woodworking West, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
National Woodturning Conference, American Association of Woodturners, Lexington, KY; Denton, TX, Provo, UT & Purchase, NY
Woodturning - Southern Style, Madison, GA (Organizer & Director)
The Woodworking Shows - Instructor for Numerous Seminars Annually in Cities Throughout The US
Conover Workshops, Hiram College, Hiram, OH
Celebration, Southern Style, Macy’s, Atlanta, GA
Out of the Woods Gallery, Marietta, GA
Artist at School Program, Cobb County School System, Marietta, GA
Furniture Care Supplies, Smyrna, GA
International Woodworking & Furniture Machinery Show, Atlanta, GA
Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair, Anaheim, CA
Woodturning Basics, San Antonio, TX
Woodturning, Woodcraft Supply, St. Louis, MO
The Craft of Teaching, West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA
Sculpture Workshop, Spellman College, Atlanta, GA
Regional Symposium, International Wood Collectors Society, Leesburg, FL
International Symposium, International Wood collectors Society, Columbus, IN
Tennessee Woodturners Annual Symposium, Smithville, TN
GAW - Mini-Symposium - Turning:Southern Style, Cartersville, GA
American Association of Woodturners, National Symposium, Davis, CA
American Association of Woodturners, National Symposium, Greensboro, NC (Conference Coordinator)
Turn Again, 1996, National Woodturning Symposium, Auckland, Palmerston North & Christ Church, New Zealand
Marc Adams School of Fine Woodworking, Franklin, IN
John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
Turning Points Workshops, Kansas City, MO
Special Presentation, Sculpture Department, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
Woodcraft Supply, Roswell, GA
Special Woodturning Workshops, Sydney, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane, Australia
American Association of Woodturners, National Symposium, Charlotte, NC
International Woodworking and Furniture Machinery Show, Powermatic, Inc. Atlanta, GA
Turning Southern Style, Georgia Association of Woodturners, Helen, GA
North Coast Woodturning Conference, Akron, OH
Southern states Turning Conference, Gainesville, GA
American Association of Woodturners, National Symposium, St. Paul, MN
Appalachian Craft Center, Smithville, TN
Educational Seminar Series, Highland Hardware, Atlanta, GA
 

Articles Published

"Production Baby Rattles," The American Woodworker, Spring, 1987
"Turning Tagua . . . Only Elephants Should Wear Ivory," Journal of the American Association of Woodturners
"Turned Wood Boxes," The Woodworker’s Journal, Summer, 1991
"Turning Wine Stoppers; The Collet Chuck," The Woodworkers Journal, Summer, 1992
"Vacuum Chucking," The Woodworker’s Journal, 1993
"Sharpening," The Woodworker’s Journal, 1994
Woodturning: Projects for Everyone, Volume I & II, Video Tape Series, 1997
Turning Wine Stoppers; American Woodturner, 1997
"Gavel" The Art of the Lathe, Patrick Spielman, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1996
The Art of Elegant Wood Kitchenware, Tony Lydgate, Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., 1996
Instruction Manual, Powermatic 3520 Lathe, 1997
Turning a Natural Edge Bowl, Lynette Jennings, Design, Discovery Channel, November, 1998
Pencil Pusher, Making a Mechanical Pencil without Kits,American Woodturner, September, 1999
Tis The Season, Making Snowman Christmas Tree Ornaments, American Woodturer, December, 1999
Turning A Profit, How to Succeed at Craft Shows, American Woodturner, June, 2000
Turning Sheridan Bedposts, American Woodturner, June, 2001
Turning Tea Lights, American Woodturner, September, 2001
Turning Wine Stoppers, DIY minute, HGTV, Spring, 2001  


Organizations

American Association of Woodturners, Founder, Director & V. Pres.
American Crafts Council
Cherokee Arts Council, Founder
DeKalb Council For The Arts
Georgia Mountain Crafts
Marietta / Cobb Museum of Art
Piedmont Craftsmen Guild, Associate
Southeastern Center of Contemporary Arts
Woodworker’s Guild of Georgia, Director, V. Pres. & President
Georgia Association of Woodturners, Founder & Director
Los Angeles Woodturners
San Diego Woodturners
Los Angeles Woodworkers
Craft & Folk Art Museum
Baulines Crafts Guild
Woodworkers Alliance for rainforest Protection
International Wood Collectors Society
The Woodturning Center
Jubilee Cultural Alliance, Vice President, Visual Arts
Chattahoochee Woodturners, Gainesville, GA
Art Station, St. Mountain, GA
Artist Leaque of Cobb County, Marietta, GA
Brasstown Woodturners, Brasstown, NC
Low Country Woodturners, Savannah, GA
Business Network International, Historic Roswell Chapter, Roswell, GA
Friends of the Vine, Charter Member


Seminars & Workshops Attended

David Ellsworth
Rude Osolnik, Assistant
Stephen Hogbin
Del Stubbs
Mark Lindquist
Melvin Lindquist
Liam O’Neill
Ray Key
John Jordan
Stoney Lamar
Soren Berger  


Corporate Collections

Pope & Land, Atlanta, GA
Servisco, Inc, Charlotte, NC
Executive Office Center, Atlanta, GA
Arton Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN
Cobb County Cultural Affairs, Marietta, GA
Surfaces, Inc., Cleveland, OH
Marketing / Association Services, Los Angeles, Ca
Piedmont Center, Atlanta, GA
Pioneer Crafts Center, Uniontown, PA
City of Brea, Brea, CA
Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Atlanta, GA
Childress Klein Properties, Atlanta, GA
Worldspan, Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Magazine, Atlanta, GA
Batson Cook Company, Atlanta, GA
BankSouth, Atlanta, GA
Cobb Chamber of Commerce, Marietta, GA
Cobb Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, Marietta, GA
Inside Cobb Magazine, Marietta, GA
The Georgian Club, Atlanta, GA
Anderson, Hunt & Company, Atlanta, GA
Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA
Lockheed Aeronautical Systems, Marietta, GA
Wachovia Bank of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
Mead Packaging Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Yatch Club, Atlanta, GA
Mayor Ansley Meadows, Marietta, GA
 
August, 2001