Through his sculpture, shoji, tools, books, furniture and teaching, Toshio Odate has been sharing the beauty and culture of Japanese woodworking traditions for decades. Much more than a woodworker, Toshio considers himself an artist – and justly so. Many of his sculptures are larger than life, and on display on his property.
Visit with us as we walk with Toshio through his grounds and discover his motivation for creative inspiration, learn about his journey to the United States and about his performaing at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village in the 1960s, hear him share his growth as an artist, and discover how experience has shaped his work. Join us for an intimate visit with woodworking legend, Toshio Odate.
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