Malcolm Tibbets
  • From: South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Media: Segmented Woodturning
  • Art Value: $2000 - $5000

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Tahoe Art Walk Featuring, Malcolm Tibbetts, Saturday, February 8th, 2020

12:00 - 6:00 PM

Join us for the Tahoe Art Walk featuring local artist Malcolm Tibbetts. Malcolm assembled his first two pieces of wood together at age five in his grandfather's workshop. In the mid 90’s, after building multiple pieces of furniture and after acquiring a shop full of tools, Malcolm's journey took him to the wonderful world of segmented woodturning. Join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate one of our newer artists, Malcolm Tibbetts, on Saturday, February 8th.

I assembled my first two pieces of wood together at age five in my granddad’s workshop. He certainly passed on his love for woodworking; I’ve been a lifelong worker of wood ever since. In the mid 90’s, after building many furniture pieces, literally filling a house with handmade furniture, and after acquiring a shop full of tools, my woodworking journey took me to the wonderful world of segmented woodturning – a truly unique art form.

I have a wonderful marriage, two terrific grown children, three grandchildren (soon to be four), a very supportive wife (Tere), a successful past career in ski area management, and now plenty of personal time to pursue my woodturning passion.

My turnings have won many awards and prestigious collectors have acquired many of my pieces. With the founding of the Segmented Woodturners, and with my book and DVDs, I’d like to think that I’ve helped to promote and advance the art form know as “segmented woodturning.”