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Mulqueen, Craig

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At a very early age, Craig realized his passion for woodworking and art. With a father that is a talented woodworker and metal fabricator, and a mother that is talented in fine arts and crafts. He grew up learning and developing these skills.

He started woodworking professionally in 1988 and started woodturning in 1990. He graduated Bethpage High School in 1991 with a focus in advertising/graphic arts, as well as, woodworking and architecture. He went onto graduating Suny Farmingdale University with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Computer Graphics Technology. Right after college he went to work for a company that designed and manufactured spray booths and clean rooms. Then he went onto working for over 13 years in the field of high end technology furniture and custom millwork case goods. Where he helped design and oversee manufacturing of such furniture that was sold to financial institutions, government and law enforcement sectors, and many other specialty industries.

Throughout the years Craig has been acknowledged for his talented skills and attention to detail. He was commissioned by St. Martin Church in Bethpage to make 8' tall bi-folding tapestry screens, that were placed behind the alter during the churches renovations. Dining room tables, entertainment centers, display cabinets, bedroom furniture, beds, refurbishing and fixing old furniture are just a few of his past projects.

He also has won an award for woodturning using exotic woods at the Long Island Fair Agricultural Society of Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. Another award Craig received was for one of his water color paintings at a local art show. Craig is currently a member of the Central Park Historical Society of Bethpage and the Long Island Woodturners Association.

"Visualizing an idea and making it a reality has always been a passion of mine. I love working with my hands. Whether I'm working with wood, metal, plastic, clay or paint, I'm always thinking outside the box and trying to learn new techniques."

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