David Calvo has had the absolute good fortune to trained with woodcarvers and sculptors of the highest European caliber. He studied under the late Frederick Brunner who was trained in the French European Woodcarving Apprenticeship System in Metz. David also trained at the renowned Boston Studio of Arcangelo Cascieri and Adio di Biccari where he assisted both principals in a sculpture and ornamental studio that produced artistic work internationally. Archangelo was trained by the renown German carver Kirchmayer who immigrated to the states as well as Ernest Pelligrini. Adio was trained by Pelligrini too as well as Federick Allen, Director of the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts. For anyone as fortunate as Calvo… to be trained under this caliber of mentorship is absolute pedigree training. David had been a featured master woodcarver at man.
David has been a featured master woodcarver at many International Woodworking Trade Shows where he has given woodcarving workshops on woodcarving technique and designing skills. He has also been a featured TV guest on the PBS Television shows: “The Woodwright’s Shop” with Roy Underhill and “The American Woodshop” with Scott Phillips. In additon to to running the studio, David also has a Woodworking and Carving school to share his skill. David is a sought after teacher because his unique training is a rarity and he is a natural speaker who has the ability to articulate the mechanics of wood carving in an easily understood fashion