sculpture • jewelry • ceramics
Some artists spend their entire lifetime in one discipline, while I have spent mine expanding into diverse ones.
Often, the decision to switch disciplines or media is based on some physical need. After 15 years as a jewelry maker, I was tired of being bent over a bench using tiny precision tools and magnification making little art-to-wear sculptures. In search of something that would keep my whole body engaged, I went outside and began sculpting fantasy figures with indigenous shrubs that are bigger than me.
Here is a survey of the major categories selected to showcase a range of materials, skills, scale and depths of relief from low to total, stand alone 3D.