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Ashwin Ramhith - "Chinese Long"

"Chinese Long"

Chinese Long
Wood, US$84

Chinese Long

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Details

Wood

W: 220mm x H: 65mm
W: 9" x H: 3"

This work is unframed

Price

US$84

Scale

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Location

(with the artist)

Reference

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About "Chinese Long"

This piece of Chinese Elm wood comes from a tree that i salvaged from my good friend Vin Long's garden.
Some of the cracks on the exterior sweep of this bowl is filled with black epoxy and brass filings which adds character to this bowl.

Ashwin Ramhith

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About Ashwin

Ashwin Ramhith

Dikeni Arts & Crafts is the expression of Ashwin Ramhith who has evolved into a Creative Artist after learning the art of Woodturning.
He specializes in unique "One of a Kind", handcrafted wood turned Art with an "Out of Africa" design principle, to bring a more classic and cultured look to his work.
The sole purpose of his wood turned art is to bring beauty into the recipient’s daily surroundings.
His works of woodturned art are classified as collectors items

Price Range

US$74-147

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Exhibitions

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

2002:
•Exhibited at Strand Hardware Wood Fair
•Merit Award Spindle Work

2003:
•Exhibited at Ezama Xhosa Crafts
•Merit Award Drift Wood Turning
•Merit Award Face Plate Turning
•Merit Award Lidded Box

2004:
•PEWG Coastland Sales Trophy – Best Face Plate Turning
•PEWG Laser Tech Trophy – Participation League
•April, work published in “The Home Handyman”

2005:
•Runner up PEWG Intermediate Face Plate Section
•Runner up PEWG Intermediate Open Category
•Work selected for EPSAC Annual Exhibition
•Merit Award Face Plate work

2006:
•PEWG James Nash Trophy – Open Category
•PEWG Keith Taylor Trophy – Best Face Plate Turning
•Resin inlay bowls selected for EPSAC Annual Exhibition
•Received a favorable crit from world famous woodturner Stuart Mortimer {UK} during the 2006 AWSA Congress instant gallery critique. My work was one of six pieces highlighted for originality and uniqueness.
•September, work published in “The Home Handyman”

2007:
•PEWG DunDonald Trophy – Best Spindle Turning
•PEWG Keith Taylor Trophy – Best Face Plate Turning
•PEWG James Nash Trophy – Open Category
•Exhibited at the AWSA 2007 Congress and received a crit from Butch Smuts {SA} & Bonnie Klein {USA}
•April, work published in “The Home Handyman”
•Entered Spier Contemporary 2007
•Exhibited at the Laughing Feathers Art Gallery
•Commissioned work for the Department of Justice
•Exhibited at East London Fine Arts Society Miniature Exhibition
•Exhibited at Manzikanya Safari Lodge [Overseas hunters]
•Exhibited at Chintsa River Golfing Estate Art Exhibition

2008:
•Commissioned work for Eastern Cape Development Corporation
•Presenter at Grahamstown Woodworkers Group April meeting
•Editor of Port Elizabeth Woodturners Guild Newsletter
•One of 15 Companies selected to Exhibit in Seoul, South Korea for South Africa
•Commissioned work for University of Fort Hare Alumni
•Invitational Demonstrator at Association of Woodturners South Africa Annual Congress in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal
•Selected to Exhibit at South African Handmade Collection in Gallagher Estate, Midrand
•Featured in North Coast's biggest newspaper - Stanger Weekly [April]
•Article in Grocott's Mail - South Africa's oldest independent newspaper
•Write-up in AWSA April 2008 Turnaround
•Consulted with specialist designer and stylist Josef Greeff
• Participated in Design Brief Summer 2009 presented by Karen Nebe
•Commissioned work for the Premier of the Eastern Cape & the Minister of Arts & Culture
•Had an exclusive feature in the July 2008 edition of The Home Handyman magazine
•Article in the June edition of AWSA newsletter called Turnaround
•South African Handmade Collection bowls on display was viewed on "60 Minute Makeover'' on Dstv Home Channel
•Featured in the Editors Notes and article in September 2008 edition of the “The Home Handyman".
•Department of Arts & Culture selected work to be exhibited at the 2008 Art Mundi, Sao Paulo, in Brazil from the 3 - 12 October 2008

2009:
•PEWG Strand Hardware Trophy - Best Spindle Turning
•PEWG Rarewoods Trophy - Open Category
•PEWG Coastland Sales Trophy - Chairman’s Award
•One of 9 exhibitors selected from South Africa by the Dti to exhibit at Decorex Cape Town
•Selected to exhibit at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival by ECDC
•Selected to exhibit in Portugal, Lisbon for the International Handcraft exhibition
•Selected to exhibit at Ambiente,Germany
•Invited to demonstrate woodturning skills & techniques at the opening of Dimbaza Craft Hub
•Commissioned work for the MEC of the Department of Arts & Culture
•Commissioned work for Sikatonga Tribal Art
Identified by TEP as a Hidden Treasure of South African craft industry
•Invited demonstrator at the Hogsback Xmas in July festival

Education

BA Human Movement Science Degree - University of Fort Hare

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