Cindy Cwi’s wood art emphasizes clean graceful lines and curves that are pleasing to the eye and to the touch. Her work features functional pieces —pendants, candle holders, salt shakers and peppermills, ikebana arrangers and pens — as well as sculptural pieces such as carved hollow vessels, spheres, natural edge bowls, carved platters, and whimsical nests with eggs. She appreciates the natural beauty of wood and she designs her pieces to showcase that beauty.
Cindy is a a retired scientist from the pharmaceutical industry. She likes woodworking because it combines the precision required of a scientist with the spontaneity of nature in an endeavor to create beautiful artistic forms.
Cindy is a member of the American Association of Woodturners, the Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild and the Women's Woodworking Guild of Indiana. She has studied with many professional woodturners including Jimmy Clewes, John Jordan, J Paul Fennell, Binh Pho, Eli Avisera, Al Stirt, Michael Hosaluk, Graeme Priddle and Jacques Vesery.