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About the artist

Anastasia Cheetham

anastasiaThe beauty of wood has always attracted me. I first tried woodturning in 2012 and fell in love with the art – with the process of woodturning, of seeing something take shape under the chisel.

bowl-mounted Unique grain patterns and naturally occurring colours inspire me to create, using exotic and locally sourced woods. Bowls, bottle stoppers, pens, spinning tops, candle holders… I am constantly challenging myself to try new forms and techniques.

In February 2016, I left my job as a software engineer to focus on woodturning. I have a small workshop in the basement of my Toronto home, where I try to spend time every day, learning and developing my skills.

Images © 2016 Anastasia Cheetham; All rights reserved.