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Glen Guarino

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Lives in
New Jersey

Works in
New Jersey


one-of-a kind sculpture, furniture


My love for working with wood began when I was nine years old visiting my uncle in England. There, I watched him build a model sailboat. When I returned home, I built a workbench in my parents' basement and started working with simple tools and scrap wood.  Over the years, my skills improved, and I began to develop my style.  I came to the realization that if my work was to improve craftsmanship, material, and function was not enough.  The work had to be about form.  I decided to earn a Fine Arts Masters in Studio Art. 

Now, many commissions later I hope my furniture conveys a sense of the person behind the art: someone who loves the creative process. Each new design is an adventure, exploring my imagination and the potential of the material. My hands-on approach allows me to let the simplicity of the design reveal itself, creating a piece that imparts serenity and calm, reflecting the tree’s grace and strength.  As the design becomes real and tangible, I get a sense of a tree evolving into a new life as a useful piece of art. I’m grateful to be the catalyst for this rebirth.

Glen Guarino

Guarino Furniture Designs

549 Pompton Avenue, Suite 125

Cedar Grove, New Jersey



Recent Exhibits

Glen Guarino participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2012 Faculty Exhibition
University Galleries, William Paterson University
Jan, 2012 Art Connections 8
George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University
Jan, 2012 Art Connections 8
George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University
Sep, 2011 ICFF
ICFF, Manhattan
Sep, 2011 Faculty Exhibition at William Paterson University
University Galleries, William Paterson University
Mar, 2011 Architectural Digest Home Show
Pier 94 on the Hudson River
Click here to see all exhibits for Glen Guarino

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