Beth Ireland earned her undergraduate degree in Art Education from the State University College at Buffalo. She recently attended Massachusetts College Of Art and Design and earned her MFA in sculpture, with honors. She has been running her company, Beth Ireland Woodworking since 1983. Her business provides woodworking with a specialization in architectural and artistic woodturning. She has also been traveling and teaching woodworking and woodturning for many years. Her venues for teaching woodworking and artistic process include; Mass College of Art, The Center For Furniture Craftsmanship, Anderson Ranch, Arrowmont, Peters Valley Craft Center, The Brookfield Center, Worcester Center for Crafts, The Connecticut School of Woodworking and several secondary and primary public schools such as Pinkerton Academy in New Hampshire and the Manning school in Boston. She lectures widely and offers demonstrations of her techniques at a variety of woodturning and woodworking guilds and symposiums around the country. Her work has been published in Taunton Press Design Book 7, American Woodturner Magazine and The Boston Globe. She was a guest star in two episodes of Cultivating Life, originally produced for PBS. She resides and works in her studio/shop in Roslindale Massachusetts when she is not "Turning Around America."
Jennifer Moller is an awarding wining video artist and photographer, her work gravitates toward the philosophical, and in particular toward Buddhist ideas about impermanence and the metaphysics of immanence. She has created several public video installations, including the video installation, "seas" which is in the private collection of the Hood Museum at Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Her photography and videos have been exhibited nationally and she curated community based video festivals at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum on Cape Cod for several years. Moller works collaboratively when possible and has most recently collaborates with sculptor Beth Ireland on the project, Turning Around America. She is an art educator and has taught at, the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, New England School of Photography, The Santa Fe Workshops, and in 2010 she was invited to teach at the Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe as a visiting artist for a one-year residency.
She is currently teaching and making plans for the Sanctuary project with Beth to teach in the newly built mobile art studio.
In addition, Jennifer produced Beth's video titled, Turning Outside the Box, purchase one here.