The Southwest Wood Art Expo is an annual event that showcases the work of wood carvers and wood turners as they compete for the top spot. One of the premier wood art shows in the country since 1986. A dynamic show with hundreds of entries for competition, vendors of all kinds (wood, tools, blanks, dust equipment, art supplies and more), demonstrations, raffle, artists' displays and sales.
Art Lovers: You will see hundreds and hundreds of beautiful sculptures and other wood art. For a sample click on the Gallery in the menu at the top of this page.
Competition and display tables: All the information needed to enter carvings/turnings or to acquire display tables are available right here on the website. Just click on the information you want in the menu at the top of this page and you can download the appropriate forms.
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Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event.
Admission: $10.00 per day
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A big thank you to our donors of merchandise. For a complete list check them out here.
Thank you to our demonstrators for the 2023 Expo! Check here for a list of demonstrations as they are scheduled for the 2024 show.
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