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Arts & Artists

Lifetime Fellow

Jon Brooks, furniture and wood craftsman, New Boston

jon brooksBorn in Manchester, Brooks earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Since then, he has taught and lectured widely at institutions as varied as the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, the University of Tasmania, and the Haystack School of Crafts in Maine. A leading figure in New Hampshire's studio furniture movement, Brooks is highly regarded for his ability to combine craftsmanship, inventiveness, and poetic whimsy. Examples of his work may brooks homebe found in the collections of the Currier Museum of Art, the National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C., the American Craft Museum in New York City, the Queen Victoria Museum in Launceston, Tasmania, and at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

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