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Japanese Ceramics, an exhibition curated by FC member Mark Fletcher, will be on display now through September at the Thomasville Cultural Center, located just one half hour north of Tallahassee. This show will feature work by Kawai Kanjiro, Hamada Shoji and Bernard Leach, three internationally recognized potters responsible for helping to create the crafts revival.

SOFA New York is scheduled for May 30- June 3 at the Seventh Regiment Armory in New York City. For information please call (800) 563-7632 or go to web site at www.sofaexpo.com.

The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum presents Wood Turning Since 1930, on view now through July 14. This exhibition traces the evolution of this highly popular craft form from a functional hobby in the 1930's through the craft revival of the '40's to the sophisticated art form exhibited today. An entire series of programs including lectures, workshops and demonstrations are ongoing. For more info please call (202) 633-8070.

The Gulf Coast Museum of Art will be showcasing the exquisite wood sculptures of Tampa artist Charles Parkhill entitled Charles Parkhill: New Work. This show will run from May 4 through June 23, 2002. Phone (727) 518-6833 for hours and more information.

The Main Gallery of the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, hosts Nature Takes a Turn, a juried exhibition put on by the American Association of Woodturners through May 4, 2002. They will also be featuring the Jerry Drown Turned Wood Collection in their Drown Gallery now through Oct. 28, 2002. For info: (865) 436-5860.