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Mark Sfirri

 (born 1952)
Mark Sfirri is active/lives in Pennsylvania.  Mark Sfirri is known for wood turning, carving, craftsperson.

Biography   Mark Sfirri


My mentor said that the lathe is a very creative tool that most people don't use that way. They make bowls and spindles and that's it. So I thought I should really try to do something here.

Woodworker Mark Sfirri continually blurs the line separating woodturning from sculpture. Sfirri, who earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design in 1974, and his Master of Fine Arts from the same institution in 1978, was heavily influenced by his mentor Tage Frid, who encouraged the young Sfirri to use his primary tool, the lathe in new, creative ways.

Sfirri uses the lathe to create conventional bowls and spindles which he then manipulates using multi-cen   ...  Displaying 750 of 2521 characters.

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