Steve Loar recently retired as the founding Director of The Center for Turning and Furniture Design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania having previously retired as a Professor from the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology (NY). His career spans 36 years as an educator, an arts administrator, author, woodturner, and sculptor with special expertise in design, creativity, and woodturning. Steve is widely recognized as one of the primary innovators in the development of the contemporary woodturning field. His work has been featured in over 30 books, 162 exhibitions, 50 published articles, and is held in over 15 significant public and private collections. His retrospective “A Bridge in Time: Reflections on Creative Evolution” was a featured article in the June 2017 edition of American Woodturner. “My life as a teacher and my artistic reputation are grounded in curricular and artistic innovation, adventurous collaborations, and team-teaching activities”.
Steve's ArtPrize Entries
These are Steve's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Steve's Past Work
These are images of past work that Steve has done.