I put together a short .pdf book about my Reliquiae series of sculptures. Click on the image below to open it or I would suggest right-click-saving due to the size (around 5mb).
An Artist’s Life
If you’d like to follow the creation and fabrication process for one of my sculptures, in this case Nexus, here is a .pdf publication I created. Click on the image below to open it or I would suggest right-click-saving due to the size (around 11mb).
I was back in the studio today after our annual holiday vacation visiting family. Good to be back to work – it’s amazing how much I enjoy just being in the shop. I managed to finish a sculpture just before leaving, so today was a combination of getting things back in order as well as […]
I spent a good part of this morning grinding. The key to not (immediately) ruining your shoulders/elbows/wrists when doing this for an extended period of time, is to keep your arms in as tight to your body as possible. Don’t hang the grinder out in space like some chaotic dead weight. Keep your elbows in. […]
I knew it had been a while since my last post, but I had no idea it was all the way back in mid-November. An explanation is in order. A couple of weeks later, on November 30th, we closed on our new house. It was a foreclosure which had been vacant over a year – […]
I took a little road trip down to Chatfield for the Standard Issue Iron Pour, brain child of Karl Unnasch and perpetrated each year (this was the third) by a host of various and sundry characters. After the pour was over, they like to let down their hair a bit… below is a shot of […]
My first real sculpture trip of the year was to pick up Portal (seen, or rather, not seen, in the crate in the back of the truck) from the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, ND and then head down to Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD to pick up Nexus. I arrived home very early […]
I tip my hat to you, Mr. Alzamora. You have won this round, but I’ll be back…
Please join me in welcoming to the world our daughter, Zoe Elizabeth. Born on December 26th at 6:22pm and weighing in at 7 lbs. 4 oz., she is by far the greatest creation I’ve had the pleasure of contributing to.
In 2004, I was awarded a Travel & Study Grant by the General Mills and Jerome Foundations to visit outdoor sculpture parks, museums, and studios from here to the East Coast. During the month of June, I spent 20 days on the road, along with my wife, to accomplish that task. From Minnesota to New […]