Work in Wood

“Fiesta”

Poplar wood mirror frame 24.5×24.5″ dye, paint glazes By now you’ve noticed that I have extensive bodies of work in three mediums: paint, silverpoint, and wood. “Fiesta” is the second in my developing series of fine art mirror frames. All of these are wood mosaics. I painted/dyed poplar wood panels before cutting the disks on… Read more »

“Currents”

Wood Mosaic (mirror frame) 29×29″ poplar, cherry, mahogany, walnut Every year New Hope, PA has a national juried Works in Wood exhibition at the Arts Center. “Currents” is one of two Fine Art Mirror Frames that I submitted; both were accepted. Read about it here. This is the fifth year of Works in Wood and… Read more »

“Currents” detail

Wood frame detail This is a detail section of the mirror frame that I spoke about in Sept. 22 “Woodcraft” post. The wide frame is filled with wavy, compound curves of natural woods: walnut, cherry, mahogany and poplar that are inter-woven. I was interested in fashioning shapely pieces (some very intricate) with the intent of… Read more »

“Woodcraft”

Cherry wood 11.5″ detail For the past few weeks, I’ve been putting long hours into preparing for Works in Wood, a national juried show held in the New Hope Arts Center. The deadline for this came sooner than expected! I wanted to create something that was fun, fine, and functional. So, I decided to design… Read more »

Meet “St. Pietsa”

Wood Mosaic 28×13.75″ dyed / gilded / painted wood The Art Fly is dedicated to my small-format Paintings and Silverpoint Drawings, but I also work in wood. Now seems like a good time to introduce you to my wood mosaic “St. Pietsa” as it is currently in the Works in Wood 2008 show at the… Read more »