Yoav Liberman

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Yoav has been an active furniture designer and woodworker for over twenty years. His pieces have recently been exhibited at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City, the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA, The Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia, Penland Gallery, NC, as well as SOFA Chicago. He has published articles on woodworking and design in Woodwork Magazine, American Woodworker, as well as several prominent Israeli design publications. His pieces have been featured in Lark’s 500 Tables, 500 Wooden Bowls, 500 Cabinets and 500 Judaica books, and in Mind & Hand: Contemporary Studio Furniture. In 2018 he published his first book, Working Reclaimed Wood: A Guide for Woodworkers, Makers & Designers. Yoav created and led the Woodworking and Creativity Program at Harvard University’s Eliot House, where he taught seminars in woodworking and furniture design and was an adjunct faculty member at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Israel where he developed and taught core classes in furniture design and material studies. He was a 2010-11 Windgate Foundation Artist in Residence/Fellow at Purchase College, New York and an Artist in Residence and instructor at the Worcester Center for Craft. He has taught workshops at Peters Valley and Penland School of Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Yoav also teaches woodworking and design at the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan.

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