Fine Woodworking - School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts

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Santa Fe Community College’s Red Dot Gallery presents "Faculty & Friends: an Exhibition in Contemporary Fine Woodworking" featuring work from SFCC faculty and students. The exhibit runs from Oct. 16 to Nov. 18, 2015. The gallery is located at 826 Canyon Road in Santa Fe and is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.

The show features unique furniture, woodturning and woodcarvings including work by Larry Buechley, Nancy Buechley, Ivan Dimitrov, Dennis Esquivel, Norma Evans, Richard Furlanetto, James Gould, Michael Hoffer, Douglas Jones, Mark Katrinak, Andrew Keim, Alfred Mirman, Alex Meyer, Vic Myers, Christoph Neander, Emi Ozawa, Elana Schwartz, Damian Velasquez, and Randall Wilson. The FineWoodworking program at SFCC teaches students standards of fine craftsmanship, inspired design, and an entrepreneurial spirit for a woodworking venture. The faculty have received numerous prestigious awards and are represented in museums, commercial galleries and private collections across the United States.

About the Program
Concentration in the AAA in Professional Crafts degree
Certificate (CERT) in Fine Woodworking

woodworkingThe Fine Woodworking program teaches students standards of fine craftsmanship, inspired design, and an entrepreneurial spirit for a woodworking venture. 

The coursework includes a strong emphasis on design, construction techniques, and problem solving. Students learn a blend of machinery skills and traditional hand-tool expertise.

The Fine Woodworking program features:

  • Well equipped studios with modern machinery and hand tools comparable with those used in a small woodworking business.
  • Small class size assures individual attention.
  • Courses taught by accomplished woodworking professionals, Monday through Saturday, morning, afternoon, and evening.


Students are prepared for self-employment, for positions in the craft industry, or for continued study toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution.

 Fine Woodworking in the News
3-8-13 - Blogger Stephen Scott sings the praises of SFCC's Fine Woodworking in his story Student work shines at Santa Fe show.


For more information, please contact Douglas Jones, (505) 428-1741, (505) 428-1726,

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