David E. Blackburn

RESUME

COMPETITIONS & SHOWS

2001
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, Contemporary Accessories; Honorable Mention
• Orange County Fair: Master Wood Division, Contemporary Accessories; Judge’s Special Award
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show; Wood Division; 1st Place, Best of Show

2002
• Orange County Fair: Master Wood Division, Contemporary Accessories; 1st Place, Best of Division,
  Best of Show, Jurors’ Choice (two awards), 2nd Place, Austin Hardwood Industry Award - Best of Show
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division; 3rd Place
• Northwest Fine Woodworking: Juried participant in National Box and Container Show, Seattle, WA
• California State Fair: Spirit Of Wood (non competitive)

2003
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, Contemporary Accessories; 2nd Place
• Orange County Fair: Master Wood Division; Lee Valley Tools Industry Award - Best of Show
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division; 1st Place
• California State Fair: Competition among Best of Show at County Fairs from 2002; 5th Place

2004
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division; 1st
  Place, 2nd Place and Best of Show
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, Contemporary Furniture; 3rd Place and a 2nd
  Place Industry Award for finishing.
• Buenaventura Art Gallery: Group Show, March/April; Merit Award. Group Show May/June;
  Merit Award. Group Show, July/August; Merit Award. Group Show, October/November; participant.

2005
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, Traditional Furniture; 4th Place
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division; 1st Place,
  Honorable Mention and People’sChoice
• Orange County Fair: Master Wood Division; Contemporary Accessories; 3rd Place,  Honorable Mention
  in Contemporary Furniture

2006
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, Contemporary Accessories; 3rd Place
• Orange County Fair: Master’s Division; 1 Place, Best of Division, Best of Show, 2nd Place,
  Honorable Mention and 3rd Best of Show Industry Awards
• Ojai Art In The Park: Juried show; 1st Place, Best of Show
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division;
  1st Place, 2nd Place and Best of Show
• Buenaventura Art Assoc.: Harbor Village Gallery, Ventura: 4 Group Shows, 4 Merit Awards

2007
• Buenaventura Art Gallery: 2007 Open Competition, Tri-Counties: 2nd Place in 3D,
  Merit Awards in Group Competition
• Ventura County Fair Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division; 1st
  and 2nd Place and People’s Choice
• Orange County Fair Master Division; 1st Place, Best of Division and 3rd Place,
  Contemporary Accessories

2008
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, 2nd Place, Contemporary Furniture
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, 1st & 2nd Place, Wood Division;
   Peoples’ Choice; Directors’ Award
• Buenaventura Art Assoc.: Harbor Village Gallery Juried Show, 1st Place, 3D
• Ojai Art In The Park: Juried Show, 3rd Place

2009
• Buenaventura Art Assoc.: Annual Open Competition: 1st Place in 3D for Buckeye & Antler
  Triangle Box; Honorable Mention for Haiku Bench
• Orange County Fair: Master Division: 3rd Place Contemporary Furniture for  Deer-Footed Table;
  Honorable Mention for It’s a Jewel
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division: 1st Place. People’s Choice
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, 1st Place, Contemporary Furniture
• San Luis Obispo Center for the Arts: Dimensions show: Invited Artist representing Ventura County

2010
• Buenaventura Art Assoc.: Annual Open Competition: 1st Place in 3D for Haiku Box
• Thousand Oaks Art Assoc.: Annual Open Competition: Best of Show for Haiku Bench
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood, 1st & 3rd Place, Contemporary Accessories
• Orange County Fair: Master’s Division: 1st Place, Contemporary Furniture; 1st Place & Best of Show,
  Contemporary Accessories (Dragonfly Chest)
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division: 1st Place
  (Wood Lily Pedestal), 3rd Place (River Runs Through Table), People’s Choice, River Runs Through Table

2011
• Thousand Oaks Art. Assoc.: Annual Open Competition: 1 Place, Sculpture
• Westlake Village Art Guild: Annual Open Competition: 3rd Place, 3-D
• San Diego Del Mar Fair: Design In Wood: Master Woodworker’s Trophy, A River Runs Through;
  3rd Place, Contemporary Accessories, True Love
• Orange County Fair: 2nd Place People’s Choice, Professional Woodworking
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show, Wood Division: 1st Place,
  2nd Place, Director’s Award

2012
• Westlake Village Art Guild: Open Competition - 1st Place, Sculpture/3D, True Love Heart st Jewelry Chest
• Orange Co. Fair: Fine Woodworking, One of a Kind Wood Art: 1st Place, Best of Division, Juror’s Award &
  People’s Choice for True Love
• Ventura Co. Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show; Wood Division, 1st Place, Ancestry I
 

2013
• Design In Wood / Del Mar San Diego - Rhapsody: 1st Place Traditional Accessories, Oak Tree Chest, 2nd Place Art Furniture
• Ventura Fair / Professional Arts - Rhapsody: 1st Place in Wood, Best Of Show, People's Choice, Oak Tree Chest: Honorable Mention

2014
• Westlake Village Art Guild / Open Competition - Oak Tree Chest: 1st Place
• Fine Woodworking: Furniture 1st Place, Division Winner (Oak Tree Chest); Accessories: 1st Place Division Winner (Rhapsody)
• Ventura County Fair: Ada Callahan Juried Professional Arts Show: Wood 1st Place & 3rd Place

PUBLICATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS

FINE WOODWORKING MAGAZINE, October 2004 Issue
WOODWORKER’S JOURNAL, December 2005 Issue
WOODWORKER WEST, 2002, 2006, 2008. 2010, July-Aug., 2011
VENTURA COUNTY STAR, Artist Profile February 23, 2010
VENTANA MAGAZINE, Featured Artist Profile December, 2011
GALLERIES & ASSOCIATIONS
• Aquarius Gallery; Cambria, CA
Northwest Fine Woodworking; Seattle, WA
• Pacific Dreams; Ventura, CA
• North Wind Studios; Ventura, CA
• Accolades; Ventura, CA
• Art Attack; Incline Village, Lake Tahoe
• Silver State Gallery; Reno, NV
Ojai Center For The Arts, The Little Gallery; Ojai, CA
United Wood Craftsmen Gallery; Big Bear, CA - Current
Red Brick Gallery; Ventura, CA
Woodcraft Store; Ventura, CA (Exhibiting & Teaching) - Current
• Once A Tree Gallery; Anaheim, CA
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art - The 2009 Exhibiting Artist for Dimensions show
(representing Ventura County)
City of Ventura Art Walk
Ojai Art In The Park
Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc.
Buenaventura Art Assoc. - Current
Cypress College: Against the Grain 2/4/10 through 3/11/10
Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
Gallery 28, Oxnard, CA
Cottage Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
OVA arts, Ojai, CA, CA