Archive for category: recent work

pyramid box

This box came about at the request of a client who asked me to make him a pyramid. The wood is a mystery burl from a veneer mill that had gone out of business about a decade ago.

dichotomy table

This table came about at the request of a client who asked me to make him a table with some wood he recently had milled. The wood was a mystery burl from a veneer mill that had gone out of business about a decade before.

showing new work!

i’ll be in the wallace engineering building at 1741 mcgee from 5-9pm showing new work during tomorrow’s first friday. should be a great evening to get out and look at art!

hickory #3

For me as an artist, the story behind a piece is almost as important as the piece itself. I believe it creates more of a bond between the owner and the object if the backstory of a piece is known. This is the story of how this mirror came into being…

ash #2

For me as an artist, the story behind a piece is almost as important as the piece itself. I believe it creates more of a bond between the owner and the object if the backstory of a piece is known. This is the story of how this mirror came into being…

welcome

‘Welcome’ is a wall sculpture with a shelf designed to hold a single, special object. It had started out as my interpretation of a cabinet. I wanted to challenge what we think of when we think of a cabinet but even in my wildest, most minimalist imaginings I can’t consider this a cabinet.

walnut #1

For me as an artist, the story behind a piece is almost as important as the piece itself. I believe it creates more of a bond between the owner and the object if the backstory of a piece is known. This is the story of how this mirror came into being…

tethered

For me as an artist, the story behind a piece is almost as important as the piece itself. This is the story of how this sycamore box came into being…

horizon

For me as an artist, the story behind a piece is almost as important as the piece itself. This is the story of how this walnut box came into being…

embrace

The top for the table is a study in nature and nurture. The overall shape is that of a redbud leaf, which is one of the first things to turn green in the spring in Missouri (nature) and the crescent graphic that I created in the veneer is evocative of an embrace (nurture).