AWC News

Check here for the latest news about Affiliated Wood Carves, Ltd and the International Woodcarvers Congress.

1/1/2023 2022 Congress photos added to "Photo Galleries"

11/25/22 We have added another instructor. Jeff Phares and reached out to me about teaching a bark carving class and has committed to 2 2-day classes. Monday - Tuesday and then Thursday - Friday.


AWC - Congress November 2022 Newsletter

The most recent AWC - Congress Newsletter is now available. The November 13, 2022 version includes information about the 2023 International Wood Carvers Congress, including seminar and competition information, and forms needed to participate in seminars or competition. To view the Newsletter, click here.

Judge's Critique Session Woodcarvers Congress 2022

12/18 /21

New Congress brochure available here

Feel free to print and distribute to your carving friends or in your local club, library ....


Refer A Carver

AWC is starting a new program called "Refer A Carver". This program is designed to help spread the word of AWC and to give our best promoters, you, a thank you gift. Refer A Carver cards accessible through the AWC website: (

Here's how it works:

1. Print out refer a carver sheet. Click here to download.

2. Contact AWC Secretary by email or call to get your specialized code. or 715-340-2262

3. Give your card out to current non-AWC members with code on card.

4. When the non-member sends in their membership form completed, they will need to include the code on the form.


1. Current members needs to refer a non-member with card.

2. New carver must become a member for both carvers to receive the 1 free entry into the competition.

3. Once new carver becomes a member both carvers receive 1 free competition entry piece, carver needs to enter at least 2 pieces into competition. You can receive 1 free entry for every new member with 2nd carving entered. Must enter 2 carvings per new member to receive 1 free entry.


Website Updates

A number of changes have been made to the AWC web site, to make it easier to find the information you need to earn more about the woodcarving competition and seminars offered at Congress 2022


2019 Best of Show Winners

Marc Featherly's studio photos of the 2019 IWC Best of Show winners are now available on the Competition Results page; click this item on the menu to the left.