Marquetry

by Craig Altobello

 

Marquetry is the art of assembling thin slices of wood to form an image.

Painted Trillium by Craig Altobello

Painted Trillium by Craig Altobello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Monadnock by Craig Altobello

Mount Monadnock by Craig Altobello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Altobello was introduced to woodworking in 1978 during a workshop with designer/craftsman Thomas Moser of Maine. He traveled to the College of the Redwoods in California to learn marquetry. He is a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen and the Sharon Arts Center in Peterborough, New Hampshire. He is a participant in the Monadnock Art Open Studio Art Tour held annually on Columbus Day weekend. You can learn more about the art of marquetry on his website at http://craigaltobello.com.

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