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alexopulosAllen Alexopulos

Master Woodturner

woodcircleAllen has been creating custom woodturning art in his studio in Annapolis, Maryland since 2001.  Many of his pieces are turned from tree species indigenous to the central Maryland area.  And most of the local timbers that he incorporates into his art are recovered from downed trees that would otherwise be dumped into landfills or burned as firewood.

candlesticks_smallfinials_smallAllen’s artistic goal is to highlight as much of the natural figure, texture and color from the wood as possible.  Simple shapes combined with graceful curvatures amplify the beauty of his turnings.

Although Allen has explored many areas of woodturning, his principal repertoire includes natural edged vessels, lidded boxes with ornate finials, hollow forms and formal vessels.

Allen has developed turned pieces that are included in the State of Maryland and City of Annapolis Archives, the on-line Wye Oak Gallery and commercial sites like Teknatool in New Zealand and Exotic Lumber in Annapolis.  His pieces can be seen on his website (www.lathescapes.com).  Allen is a member of the Chesapeake Woodturners, the Maryland Federation of Art and the American Association of Woodturners.  He has taught basic and advanced woodturning courses at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Several of his turnings have been recognized by the Maryland Federation of Art with Juror’s Choice awards.

blackround neolithic_smallAllen has demonstrated woodturning techniques at the Renwick Art Gallery in Washington, the national American Craft Council Exhibition in Baltimore, Woodworking Shows in Timonium, and at American Association of Woodturners (AAW) chapters in the mid-Atlantic region.

wavybowlDuring his 40+ year career in the engineering world, Allen worked for the US Navy, Hewlett Packard, Agilent Technologies and Keysight Technologies.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins.  He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland.

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Dear Friends, Gifts for the Holidays are waiting for you at HorseSpirit Arts Gallery in Old Ellicott City, MD. Come find a unique treasure for a friend and loved from the original creations of our 47 local Artists. And enjoy all the shops and restaurants in Old Ellicott City! We look forward to welcoming you. Much kindness, Robin Holliday

HorseSpirit Arts Gallery, Owner / Curator
Robin.Holliday@horsespiritartsgallery.com
HorseSpiritArtsGallery.com
8090 Main Street, Ellicott City MD 21043
Gallery: 410-461-3505
Open Daily: Monday-Thursday 11AM - 7PM+, Friday & Saturday 10AM-8PM+, Sunday 10AM-6PM
Voted "Best Art Gallery" Howard County 2016
#ECStrong, #EllicottCity, #HoCo, #ArtGallery, #HoCoArts,
#OEC
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