John Eric Byers

Rune Artist | Hand-carved fine furniture

John Eric Byers is a leading American artist working in wood. His modernly refined work is geometrically inspired and guided by purity in form, surface texture and structure, as well as a deep respect for use of materials. Each of John’s pieces are handmade, presenting a uniquely original and widely respected aesthetic.

His work is featured in permanent collections at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of Arts and Design. Numerous awards include a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, New York Foundation of the Arts Awards, and inclusion in the Smithsonian’s Oral Archives of American Arts.

The Collection