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Karl R. Olsen designs and crafts bentwood boxes with an emphasis on form and proportion to guide the process of steam bending and the creation of simple, elegant opening mechanisms.

EDUCATION

  • The University of the Arts (Philadelphia College of Art and Design) B.S. Industrial Design, Philadelphia, PA. 1986.
EXHIBITIONS and GALLERIES
  • The 1999 Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show, Philadelphia, PA "New Visions" booth#401
  • "1 Screen/2 Souls/4 Hands", The Paley Design Center, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, Philadelphia, PA
  • "1 Screen / 2 Souls / 4 Hands ", Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
  • John Lock Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • "Multi-Media Works", Sassafras Cafe and Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • Axis Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • "Holiday Craft Sale", Elkins Park, PA

Philadelphia, PA
Home:
Work: 215-922-6732
Fax: 215-922-6732
Email:
Web: http://www.karlolsenstudio.com

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WORK
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Bentwood Hinge-Pin Box
Ash & Caning
12.5"h x 11.5"w x 7"d

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Bentwood Lion Box
Oak & Caning
8"h x 10"w x 7"d

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Bentwood Wedge Pin Box
Black Walnut , Caning
12"h x 12 1/2"w x 6"d

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Bentwood Open Caning Box
Ash & Caning
6"h x 9"w x 5"d

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