Artist Profile: Helga Winter, Woodworking

Helga has been working with wood since 1984 when she apprenticed to Paul Pitts, a fine furniture maker in Nashville, Tennessee. During a weekend woodturning class in Kentucky she produced a translucent maple bowl, received an order for three turned pieces the next day, atoledo and her career as a woodturner was off and running. Helga uses green, salvaged wood and works on a lathe starting with perfectly round pieces. She then embellishes the vessels with dyes and paints.

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  1. I have been trying to find out about Paul Pitts, a furniture maker here in Tn. I was hoping you might have some info on him or his furniture. I have to of his chairs that are signed and dated by him.
    I would greatly appreciate any help that you may have for me.
    Thank you,
    Joan lahr

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