Desert Woodcarving Show & Sale
Open to the Public and All Carvers, Fine Woodworkers and Wood Turners
A Judged Wood Sculpture Competition
Mesa Centennial Hall
201 N. Center St. Mesa AZ (SE Corner University Dr & Center St.)
Judges for Open, Advanced, and Intermediate levels of competition:
Judges Biographies for 2023
Judges for Youth and Novice levels of competition:
Check out the websites of the judges for examples of their work and more information.
Bob has been carving for over 30 years.He is also a founding member of The Caricature Carvers of America. He has Benn a show judge at several carving shows across America. Bob spends most of his free time in his carving studio in Montana.
Dedde Edwards is a Native American Indian sculptor from Northeast Oklahoma. She is a member of the Cherokee Nation. Animals have always been a big part of her life, from raising wha animals to training and raising Quarter horses. She credits her grandfather, with whom she spent a great amount of time, with teaching her respect, patient, love and deep insight about all animals. Debbe competed in college rodeos while attending Kansas State University, after college, and with two daughters through their high school years.
Dave is a founding member of "Caricature Carvers of America". Dave is a full time wood carver and has classes on "The Wood Carver's Academy". He has judged many shows around the country.