Alan Stirt: Woodturner, Artist and Teacher


Ceremonial Bowls
Ceremonial Bowls


I have added an Available Work Gallery which featured decorative and functional work for sale.

I'll be a featured demonstrator at the 2017 AAW International Symposium in Kansas City, Kansas in June 22-25, 2017.

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa has acquired a birch burl bowl that I made in 1983. The bowl was donated by the Waterburys.

I'll be teaching again at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking on April 10-14, 2017.
An article I wrote for the Fall, 2014 issue of Cold Hollow to Canada Connections, Finding Patterns In The Woods, is available Here.
I have some new tools available for purchase. There's a 1/2" diameter finishing gouge, and a 1" wide shear scraper.
My second DVD - Turning and Carving the Square Platter - is now available. Click here for details.

A Black Cherry Fluted Bowl was just acquired by the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, GA.
The piece was donated by Jane and Arthur Mason.

The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH has acquired one of my Ceremonial Bowls for their permanent collection.

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts has acquired a piece of mine for therir permanent collection.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has acquired a piece of mine for their permanent collection. The painted platter "Circles", made in 1998, was donated to the museum by the Waterburys.

Two more of my pieces have been acquired by the museums.
A Square Series piece was acquired by the Honolulu Museum of Art, and a Carved Platter was acquired by the Art Museum of South Texas. Both were gifts donated by Ruth and David Waterbury.

Follow the links for more information about these courses and demonstrations at craft schools and for clubs and symposiums.