John Eric Byers

Newfield, NY
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About John Eric Byers

John Eric Byers is an artist, designer, and craftsman who painstakingly hand-tools wood to create geometrically inspired pieces that are minimal, emotional, and modernly refined. A former student of Wendell Castle, John's work is guided by a purity in form, surface texture, structure, and respect for use of materials. As noted by Grace Glueck in the New York Times " The carved, patterned surfaces add considerable interest to his simplified forms, as does his exquisite attention to detail." Heralded as a leading American artist working in wood, permanent collections incl...Read More

John Eric Byers

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Block Stools

Block Stools

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Block Stools
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Stools
Maple
Block stools Carved, blackened and maple Measures:17" x 20" x 14" Made to order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work includes The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) and...
Nine Rectangles Chest of Doors
Nine Rectangles Chest of Doors
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Cabinets
Ash, Maple, Lacquer
Nine rectangles / chest of doors Sawn + blackened + maple + ash Measures: 65" x 45" x 15" Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work includes The Museum of A...
Round Reveal Table in Hand-Carved Maple Hardwood
Round Reveal Table in Hand-Carved Maple Hardwood
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Side Tables
Maple, Lacquer
Reveal Table carved + blackened + maple 20" x 20" dia. Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work includes The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) and The Smithson...
Block Bench for Three

Block Bench for Three

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Block Bench for Three
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Benches
Maple
Block Bench for Three carved + blackened + maple 17" x 60" x 14" Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) and the S...

Eight Cubes Chest of Doors

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Eight Cubes Chest of Doors
John Eric Byers
2010s Modern Cabinets
8 Cubes / Chest of Doors Made to Order carved + blackened + maple + ash 62" x 30" x 15" Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Museum of Arts and...

Gilded Drum Tables ( Pair )

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Gilded Drum Tables ( Pair )
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Side Tables
Gold Leaf, Hardwood, Lacquer
Pair of two side tables Hand-shaped and hand-carved Stacked laminated hardwood Gold leaf 23.5-karat Lacquer finish. Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Mus...

Luna Coffee Table

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Luna Coffee Table
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Travertine, Maple, Lacquer, Casein
Luna Table carved + blackened + maple + travertine 16" x 48" dia. Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) and the ...

Block Bench for Two

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Block Bench for Two
John Eric Byers
2010s Modern Benches
Block Bench for Two carved + blackened + maple 17" x 40" x 14" Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) and the Smi...

Three Blocks Loft Bench

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Three Blocks Loft Bench
John Eric Byers
2010s American Modern Benches
Ash, Maple, Lacquer
3 Blocks Loft Bench carved + blackened + maple + ash 18" x 68" x 14.5" Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) an...

Two Tier Table

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Two Tier Table
John Eric Byers
2010s Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Maple, Maple
Two Tier Table carved + blackened + maple 16" x 36" dia. Made to Order Permanent museum collections of the artist's work include the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) and the Smithsoni...

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