Taima Krayem, Furniture Maker
I'm a sculpture, furniture maker and bowl turner. I’m currently a MFA candidate in Sculpture at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. I’m a graduate of North Bennet Street School, I'm trained in building early American furniture.
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
School of Art & Design, Undeclared Graduate Sculpture Student, September 2017 - Current
North Bennett Street School, Boston MA
Cabinet and Furniture Making, February 2016
Three-month furniture making intensive, March-May 2013
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA
Construction Management BCMT, December 2012
Massachusetts College of Fine Arts, Boston MA
Continuing Education, From Concept to Object: Processes for Furniture Design, Spring 2014
Metal sculpture; Welding Spring 2012
Continuing Education Classes & Workshops
May 2014 Massachusetts College of Fine Arts: From Concept to Object: Processes for Furniture Design
May 2014 North Bennet Street School: Three-month furniture making intensive
November 2014, Pawtucket Fine Furnishings.
December 2014 Craft Boston. The society of Arts and Crafts.
May 2015 Student & Alumni Exhibit - North Bennet Street School
July 2015 American Association of Woodturners.Turning to the Future, 2nd Place contest winner.
November 2015, Pawtucket Fine Furnishings, Best in Show, Student Award, Traditional.
December 2015, CraftBoston.
ay 2016 Student & Alumni Exhibit - North Bennet Street School
December 2016, CraftBostonHoliday2016, Distinction in Furniture Award.
May 2016 Student & Alumni Exhibit - North Bennet Street School
May 2017 Student & Alumni Exhibit - North Bennet Street School
Woodworking by machines including Joinery, bandsaw, tablesaw, joiner, planer, drill press, mortiser.
Woodworking by hand including chisels, gouges, hand plane, sanders, drill press.
Wood Carving, Spindle Turning, Bowl Turning.
MIG, Stick and gas welding
Non-Ferrous metals soldering.
Intermediate glass blowing.