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St. Edward’s Chapel

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http://think.stedwards.edu/sustainability/content/our-green-lady-queen-peace-chapel-renovation

St. Edwards published this article about the newly renovated chapel featuring three Guild members - Macek Furniture, Hawkeye Glenn, and Kathleen Ash.  Corpus carved by Rebecca Cantos-Busch.

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posted on December 18, 2014  |  permalink  

Nebraska State Capitol

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The Nebraska State Capitol, designed by Bertram Goodhue, is something of a legend.  My wife Pamela and I just returned from Lincoln, visiting my folks.  We saw this jewel of a building, and I need to share it with the Guild.  Built between 1922 and 1932, the Capitol has more hand made artisan work than any public building east of Washington D.C.  The motifs are…

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posted on June 13, 2014  |  permalink  

Elisabet Ney and Waller Creek

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A lot of people have heard of the Elisabet Ney Museum.  If you drive down 45th Street in January, you can see the back of the museum facing Waller Creek, visible through the leafless trees.   If you haven't heard, Elisabet Ney was a sculptor of international reputation who moved to the rugged outskirts of Austin in the 1890's.  She wanted a live-work space that…

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posted on January 9, 2014  |  permalink  

Austin Monthly kudo

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It's been a fine year for Macek Furniture. We just received an honor from Austin Home magazine - Best Custom Furniture Maker. Good golly, it feels great.  Thanks to everyone for your support, especially to Shota Yamaguchi, Ace San Miguel, Mark Schiff, and the many talented craftsmen who have poured their energies into our work over the years. My people!

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posted on December 9, 2013  |  permalink  

Just published in ArchDaily

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http://www.archdaily.com/197205/the-greater-texas-foundation-headquarters-furman-keil-architects/

The Greater Texas Foundation is a scholarship and grant maker within the state of Texas.  The new headquarters was designed and built in Bryan, TX by Furman Keil Architects, with interiors by Dunnam Tita Design.  We were commissioned to build the centerpiece of…

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posted on January 17, 2012  |  permalink  

KLRU video

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http://www.klru.org/collective/clip/mark-macek/

Thanks to KLRU for suppporting the local arts.

 

 

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posted on December 12, 2011  |  permalink  

Perry Mansion exhibit

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More shots of the exhibit.

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posted on October 10, 2011  |  permalink  

Perry Mansion exhibit opening, October 7, 2011

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A splendid affair, a great occasion, and an intriguing conversation were enjoyed by hundreds of guests at the opening of our exhibit last night. 

How so many people knew that this was THE party to attend is a mystery.  They trudged across hill and dale to arrive.  They feasted on fine snacks and toasted with custom cocktails.  They breathed in the beauty of…

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posted on October 8, 2011  |  permalink