As a transplant to New England, Libby fell in love with the Midcoast after college when she moved to Maine to learn how to make furniture at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship. After wandering south a bit to earn an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design, she missed Maine more than Texas and has lived in Camden ever since. In 2008, Libby took the leap and established her own studio, designing and building custom furniture. She has taught at the Center, at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado and offers STUDIOcations - customized, one-on-one experiential learning in both furniture making and design - in her studio.
Locally, her work can be seen at The Farnsworth Museum and, from time to time, at the Messler Gallery in Rockport. Libby has shown work at the Architectural Digest Design Show in New York, is represented by the Grovewood Gallery in Asheville, NC and was the 2010 recipient of the prestigious John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship. When she’s not in the wood shop, she can be found experimenting in her veggie garden, acting as the last line of defense in the hockey goal, riding her bike or taking her shop dogs, Maddux and Eliot to the dog park.
Visit her website at www.libbyschrum.com or
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