Heart and Soul February 3-March 3 Opening Reception Saturday, February 3 from 5-7 Amanda Dobbratz-Ceramics David Ekdahl-Wood D. C. Ice-Mixed Media The work of these three local artists reflect the direct connection of art to (he)art. Join us February 3rd to meet the artists!
Loveland, CO woodworker Allen Jensen creates functional bowls from trees otherwise destined for the firewood pile or landfill, culled from the urban forests of Colorado’s front range. Allen often adds carved or painted detail to his hand-turned work, responding to each individual piece as it [...]
Sculptor Paul Klein finds inspiration in century-old buildings, forests, shorelines and even his own backyard. The artist, who maintains a studio at his home in Amherst Junction, WI, believes that viable materials, or “local exotics,” can be found everywhere. Stressing the environmental ethics of appreciation [...]
Minneapolis woodworker Tony Minnick repurposes old barnwood to make sturdy, multi-purpose box forms. His work evokes history, and offers authentic, rugged texture. Tony’s vessels wrangle kitchen spoons and dried flowers or serve beautifully as sculpture. “I have been a backyard artist for many years,” says [...]
Using a lathe and hand tools, wood artist Craig Lossing builds detailed boxes and sculptural pieces from turned components, often combining different species for color play and definition of forms. He is interested in applying traditional woodturning techniques to go beyond functionality, creating technically challenging [...]