Brian Crane
2009 Intro to Woodworking – Handtools
Fall Semester, Oregon College of Art & Craft
2009 Exploring the Wood Box
Summer Semester, OCAC
2009 Advanced Band Saw Techniques
Spring Workshop, OCAC
2009 Band Saw Boxes
Spring Workshop, OCAC
2007-8 “Furniture Design/Material Preparation” class instructor
Guild of Oregon Woodworkers, Portland, OR
Education and Assistantships
2008 Assistant to Michael Cooper
Bent lamination workshop, Penland, NC
2007 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
“Wood & Iron” workshop
2003-7 Oregon College of Art & Craft
BFA in craft, emphasis in wood
2006 Assistant to Joel Urruty
Sculptural carving workshop, OCAC
2004 Assistant to Terry Bostwick
Veneering workshop, OCAC
Awards and Commissions
2008 Niche Magazine Award Finalist
Furniture Category, Baltimore, MD
2007 Joseph McArdle Scholarship (fully supported)
Penland, NC
Supplemental Travel Expense Award, OCAC
Portland, OR
2006 “Art on the Vine Auction” Student Commission in Wood
Portland, OR
2004 Honorable Mention, OCAC Juried Student Show
Portland, OR
2008 Solo Exhibition, “Idle Hands…”
Raw Oyster Project, Portland, OR
2007 Emerging Artists Juried Show
Catlin-Gabel, Portland, OR
2007 OCAC Thesis Exhibition
Portland Art Center, Portland, OR
2005-6 OCAC Traveling Intaglio Portfolio Show
Portland Opera Rehearsal Facility, Portland, OR
Beaverton City Hall, Beaverton, OR
OCAC Centrum Gallery, Portland, OR
2004-6 OCAC Juried Student Show, Portland, OR
Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR
Employment History
2009- Reclaimed Lumber Furniture Maker
Portico, Portland, OR
2007-9 Cabinet and Furniture Maker
McCallister-Hansen Woodworks, Inc. Oregon City, OR
2008 Installation Fabricator/Consultant
Lena McGrath Welker, Portland, OR
2005-8 Assisted in Fabrication and Installations of Large-Scale Sculpture
Bill Will’s “Reconstitution,” Portland, OR; Spokane, WA
2005 Portland Children’s Museum Exhibit Fabricator
Waterworks Exhibit, Portland, OR
2004 Portland Children’s Museum Exhibit Fabricator
Bridge Town Exhibit, Portland, OR
2004 Wood Fabricator for CT11 Hand Planes
Bridge City Tool Works LLC, Portland, OR