- American Association of Woodturners (AAW): an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of woodturning; its mission is to provide education, information, and organization to those interested in turning wood. The AAW publishes the American Woodturner magazine.
- Anderson Ranch: a fantastic place to learn and make new creative connections. Formerly a turn-of-the-20th-century sheep ranch located in what is now the resort community of Snowmass Village, Colorado, Anderson Ranch offers workshops in art history and criticism, ceramics, digital media, furniture and woodworking, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture—in short, anything your creative heart requires.
- Arizona Woodturners Association (AWA): the Phoenix-based chapter of the AAW.
- Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts: school for contemporary arts and crafts located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee; a place for people of all skill levels to spend a weekend, a week, or two weeks studying with nationally recognized artists, in well-equipped studios, coming together with a diverse group of people from different backgrounds to learn and work in a supportive, creative environment.
- Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona: the arts agency for the City of Tucson and Pima County (formerly the Tucson Pima Arts Council). The Arts Foundation provides arts and cultural development services through direct funding, technical assistance, commissions, and contracts to artists and arts organizations.
- Center for Art in Wood (formerly the Wood Turning Center): a nonprofit international arts institution, gallery, and resource center dedicated to supporting and developing the field of lathe-turned art through education, acquisition of collections, preservation and promotion. The Center for Art in Wood sponsors the annual International Turning Exchange and publishes the newsletter Turning Points.
- Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson: Tucson’s only museum devoted exclusively to contemporary art from Tucson and around the globe. Established by artists, MOCA Tucson’s mission is to inspire new ways of thinking through the cultivation, interpretation, and exhibition of cutting-edge art of our time.
- Facebook: my public Facebook page
- Google profile: my Google profile
- My Turn: my weblog.
- Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA): a nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation, preservation and advancement of the arts in southern Arizona, providing diverse engagement opportunities for artists, organizations, businesses, and individuals.
- Southern Arizona Woodturners Association (SAZWA): the Tucson-based chapter of the AAW, serving greater Tucson and southern Arizona.
- Tucson Museum of Art: an art museum serving the city of Tucson and surrounding regions. The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block encompasses an entire city block in historic downtown, and features original and traveling exhibitions focusing on art of Latin America, art of the American West, modern and contemporary art, and Asian art, as well as tours, education programs, studio art classes, and a museum store.
- WestHost: my web host, which I have been very happy with. If you sign up with them, give my name and domain name (lynneyamaguchi.com) as a referral and I will get a free month of hosting.
- Women in Turning (WIT): a committee of the AAW dedicated to encouraging and assisting women worldwide in their pursuit of turning, sharing ideas and processes to further members’ skills and creativity, and increasing participation of women in the field of woodturning; be sure to check out WIT’s Facebook site as well.
- Woodturning Online: a comprehensive web site dedicated to providing information and resources to woodturners worldwide, with four major sections—Turning (techiques and projects), Turning Vendors, Community (connecting with other turners), and More….
- WordPress: the blogging software I use.
Articles and interviews
Below are links to articles I’ve written, either for publication or as handouts, some articles about me, and a radio interview with me.
- “Abundant Imagination: A Case Study in Fostering Creativity,” American Woodturner, Vol. 34, No. 4 (August 2019), pp. 37–39.
- “Uproarious Reciprocation: The 2018 Women in Turning eXchange,” with Kathleen Frey Duncan (description of the 2018 WIT eXchange), published in American Woodturner, Vol. 34, No. 1 (February 2019), pp. 42–45.
- “Safety Matters: From the Eye of a Survivor” (article about my accident and what I learned about faceshields, © 2014), published in American Woodturner, Vol. 29, No. 3 (June 2014), pp. 27–29. With online supplements: “Assess Your Risk” and “Comparison of Kinetic Energy Values.”
- “Turning Winged Vessels” (workshop handout, © 2006, 2019)
- “Box Basics” (WoodWorks seminar handout, © 2006)
- “Sound Principles: Intermediate Woodturning with Stuart Batty” (reflections on a 2004 Craft Supplies class, © 2004)
- “Community in a Crowded Field” (reflections on the 2004 Utah Woodturning Symposium, © 2004), published in Turning Points, Vol. 17, No. 1 (fall 2004), pp. 36–37.
- “Nulling Voids: Filling Cracks and Holes in Wood” (inlay demonstration handout, © 2003, 2004, 2010)
- “Lynne Yamaguchi: Flawed Beauty,” by Lorraine A. DarConte, DesertLeaf, Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2014), pp. 56–57, 59.
- “As the Wood Turns,” by Patty Machelor, Arizona Daily Star, August 12, 2011, pp. C1, C4.
- “Emerging Artists,” by Susan Regan, Phoenix Home and Garden: The Magazine of Southwest Living, March 2010.
- “My Turn: Returning to Myself” (July 2008 radio interview on Circles of Change: Conversations with Dr. Zara Larsen on Change Leadership and Career Fulfillment)
- “Three of a Kind,” by Mark Mussari, Tucson Home magazine, fall 2006.
- “Designer Showcase: Lynne Yamaguchi,” Woodturning Design, summer 2005.