Reception for Michael Alguire Award-Winning Wood Turner

Friday June 7, 2019

1919 Old Town Rd NW
Ste 2
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Phone: 505-243-1410
Website: Click to Visit






Val Isenhower

Phone: 505-243-1410
Website: Click to Visit

A reception for the artist's new series of work, involving intricate and skilled hand-carving for unique and beautiful pieces.


Genuine Southwest Art & Gifts is proud to feature Michael Alguire, wood turner extraordinaire, and his new series of work at a one-night-only show on Friday, June 7thfrom 5-8pm. His new series involves hand carving the 2ndlayer of wood down to reveal 3d surface designs. The finished pieces are unique and beautiful.

Michael, a well-respected and multi award winning wood turner was born and raised in Albuquerque. He started turning wood in 2013 and his passion, abilities and creativity have grown from making pens and wooden ornaments to beautiful one-of-a-kind works of art. Michaels says, “my creativity comes from within when I see a piece of wood in its raw state and imagine the possibilities.” He is a machinist at the Very Large Array, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Southern NM.

Join us as we celebrate Michael Alguire and his work on Friday, June 7th from 5-8pm. Light refreshments will be served.