A true craftsman, David Hurwitz designs and builds contemporary furniture pieces, one at a time at his studio in central Vermont, using hand carving along with traditional methods of furniture construction and joinery. His work has been exhibited widely in galleries and museums throughout the United States, including the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the Delaware Art Museum, the Wharton Esherick Museum and the Bennington Museum. His work is in public and private collections throughout the United States, and in private residences in Canada and England.
David has been doing woodworking since the age of six, and has been a professional woodworker since 1988. He has a BFA (1992) in woodworking and furniture design from the School for American Craftsmen at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York. David has been a self-employed furniture maker since 1993.
David has been the recipient of several awards and honors in Vermont and beyond. In January, 2014, he received the Vermont Woodworker of the Year Award by the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association. His work has been featured in design books and magazines both regionally, nationally and internationally.
All images and designs in this profile Copyright David Hurwitz, 2014, All rights reserved.