bamboo and wood

InGrained Invitational

Before more time flies by, I wanted to post something from an invitational show that I was very excited to be a part of earlier in the year.  So, here are photos from InGrained, an Exhibition of Pennsylvania Furniture, Sculpture and Woodturning.  This show was curated by well-known woodworker Mark Sfirri, and held at the Wayne Art… Read more »


Umbra is a relief sculpture measuring 24 x 24 x 2.5 inches. The figures are saw-textured poplar, birch, and mahogany. The night sky shows a pattern of moon rays surrounding the moon. These are created by dipping oval segments of bamboo into a thin paint and stamping onto the panel.

“Chant at Sundown”

Chant at Sundown is a bamboo & wood relief mosaic measuring 30 x 16.5 x 2 inches.  The tooled central column and the adjoining oval segments are bamboo pieces in relief, while some of the dark tesserae show oval designs that are actually imprints of bamboo. These are made by dipping a segment of bamboo… Read more »