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You will find that sculptor's do not live in isolation. These links highlight individual sculptors, their work, families, friends and interests. Some very fine work here.
Individual Wood Carvers and Wood Sculptors
- Professional Member: James B. Sagui - Woodcarver,
Sculptor, Furniture Designer/Maker - James Sagui has been designing and crafting one-of-a-kind boston lawyers furniture and
sculpture for over thirty years. Coming from a long lineage of artisans, he was groomed to be a woodworker from an early
age. He has shown, lectured and published in the United States and abroad. JBS recently relocated his studio-shop to
West Palm Beach, Florida, after operating a woodshop in Boston for twenty years. I use traditional carving
techniques because of my training in traditional woodworking, the historical connection, and what I feel to be the
spiritual link between material, tool and creator. Contact: (561) 832-9225 in West Palm Beach, Florida USA.
- Bruce Alexander, Custom Woodcarvings "Offering custom
relief carvings, and "in the round wood sculpture", of nearly any subject, specializing in wildlife and
outdoor themes. My carvings are usually used as part of furniture, or decorative panels in such things as fireplace
mantles, desks, door panels, bar signs, or wall hangings.
- Lowell Alford "Lowell Alford's love of nature is
evident in his stunningly life-like carvings. We welcome you to this llc agreement website and encourage you to learn more about this
art and the man whose satisfied clients range from The Boeing Corporation to sportsmen and art lovers around the world.
Lowell Alford relishes the opportunity to re-create, in three-dimensional form, your favorite species and/or trophy
catch. Commissioned works start at $500. Click here for a sample.
- Mark Andrew has been creating sculptural pieces for 25
years in wood, stone, and bronze. His one-of-a-kind carved doors and architectural features have graced homes,
public buildings, and gardens from Florida to California, to the Pacific Northwest. Mark's commitment to
preservation and conservation of wildlife have also resulted in moving portraits of endangered species. Follow the links
to explore his gallery of diverse work, ranging from special commissions in private homes, to gallery shows, to
landscape and garden pieces.
- Frank Basch, Wood carver - Mooseworks Gallery
/Specializing in Moose and Wildlife wood sculpturing.
- Marcia Berkall - Whittlins 'n Wood - "Unique hand carved
items, including Santa's, Uncle Sams and other folk figures. Of particular interest to me is the concept of "giving
new life to old wood". This is evidenced in my antique wooden lobster buoys with the well-known "down east
fisherman" carved in them, and driftwood and "found wood" tree spirits. I love living in Maine, and that
influence is evident in much of my work." See: Santas, Buoys, Driftwood, Fisherman, Uncle Sams, Gallery.
Contact: 207-445-4280 in South China, Maine. In the Chicago area, you may see and purchase my carvings at:
Folkworks Gallery, l310 1/2 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201. 847-328-0083.
- Caril Chasens - vitae - I carve sculpture in wood, combining figurative work with organic abstraction, using the unique nature of wood
to convey a 21st century message. Many of my carvings show animals within environment, the environment abstracted (a
different abstraction) in the unique nature of wood. See: Cutting
and Sanding, How to do Original Work, Displaying
Wood Carving As Art Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sculptures by Arthur H Clark Inspired by
his love of the The Great Barrier Reef, Arthur H Clark has created Denizen's
of the Deep, a magical tour of one of Australia's most spectacular natural wonders. Arthur was born in 1924, in
Blandford Forum, in the county of Dorset, England. He migrated to Australia with his family in 1963 and became an
Australian citizen in 1981. On retiring, Arthur decided to try his hand at wood carving and enrolled at the
Bundaberg TAFE College for two season to learn the basic skills. He drifted away from traditional carving styles fairly
quickly and started experimenting with 'freeform' wood sculpture.
- Ray Cologon - NightWing Enterprises - Ray Cologon is a
contemporary fine wood sculptor based in Melbourne, Australia. His work is unusual and original, using strong expression
and technique to harness the lyrical qualities of turned and carved wood, re-defining it as a precious resource. Often
combining contrasting timbers (as an allegory for dualities which occur throughout human experience) and drawing on rich
figurative and imaginative sources, the works achieve a mysterious and timeless quality which complements their
metaphysical themes. See: About the Artist, Sculpted
Visages, Sylvan Maquettes, Sculpted
Vessels. Contact: +61 3 9309 1434 in Dallas, Victoria, Australia
- Matt Cormons - Fine Carvings by Matt Cormons - Matt's
specialty is custom-carving native and exotic species of birds. He also carves fish, cats, dogs, horses, and just about
anything else clients ask for. His work can be found in nearly every state, including Alaska and Hawaii, and on at least
6 continents. A trained zoologist and naturalist he is able to capture the essence of each bird species. His prices are
very reasonable for the fine quality that satisfies discerning bird enthusiasts and collectors. See: Web, Bio, Gallery, Contact. Contact Us at 757-665-4698 in Parksley Virginia USA
- Dale Faulstich Creative Art Enterprises, Sequim, Washington "Dale creates three-dimensional wood sculptures that combine contemporary images shaped by traditional forms. His
years of designing and carving in this style is evident through the simplicity of his designs and the intensity of the
feelings they invoke. Dale has created masks, totem poles, steam bent boxes, animal form bowls, rattles, drums, and
other ceremonial objects; as well as carved doors, wall panels and other contemporary applications which can be found in
many private collections throughout the United States." Sculpture Masks and Headdresses Recent
Works Settees, Bowls, Boxes
- Janet and George Gartner's Gallery "A Showcase for Fine Art
Wood Crafting From the Big Sky Country. We start our look at George's Fine Art Modeling with a view of a 1931
Model A Roadster. We are pleased to announce the Premier Showing of George Gartner's Latest Fine Art Woodcarving - a 1937 Mercedes Model 540K Cabriolet!"
- Amber Jean : Artist, Woodcarver, Sculptor "Amber began creating
life size figures in metal when she was sixteen and has since continued her avid explorations of various media although
three-dimensional work remains her favorite. Amber Jean lives in a cabin at the end of the road near the top of a
mountain in Paradise Valley where she creates her sculptures using chainsaws, power tools, and chisels. Her forest
studio has a view of three mountain ranges and the Yellowstone River."
- Charlie Kenney, Wood Carver My primary interest has
been carving Santa's and Christmas items such as ornaments and lapel pins due to the demand of Santa collectors. I live
in Norcross, Georgia and have been carving for almost two years. I am self taught through reading a lot of carving books
by Ron Ransom, Tom Wolf, and Al Streetman and practicing in my spare time using knives and a few gouges. I love to carve
Santa's and Christmas pins. Most of my carvings are in basswood and cypress knees, painted in acrylics and stained with
antiquing gel. See More Carvings and About
the Wood Carver. Contact: 770-448-3137
- Artist: Garry King, wood sculptor "Garry King has
worked and loved wood all his life. Six years ago he discovered wood turning. He has since developed his own wood
turning techniques and has become a master craftsman in this form of expression to which he has a unique affinity. He
has the sculptor's eye and creates shapes that are pure pleasure to behold."
- Stu Martin, Martin's Woodcarving Designing and carving thousands of pieces
in his 25 years of experience, Stu has his completed works of art in many prominent locations. In addition to teaching
15-20 works through his agent to produce works of art for numerous shops and galleries throughout the Western United
States. See: Western I, Western
II, Santa, Specials, Videos, Class Information Contact 800-766-6127.
- Peter Paces - The World of Woodcarving - a pictorial
survey of Peter's woodcarving efforts from 1993 onwards. A large number of realistic carvings, figures, heads, reliefs
etc., including numerous competition entries (and some winners!). Member of CAS - Croydon Art Society (UK), BWA - British Woodcarvers Association, NWCA - National WoodCarvers Association (US), AWC - Affiliated WoodCarvers
Ltd (US). See: Competition Entries, Figures
and Heads, Reliefs & Others, CV
& Scrapbook, Magazine Articles and Weblinks.
- Welcome to Carvings By Cliff Pitner. Cliff
doesn't say much about himself, but you will like some of his work. He is a member of the McAlester Area
Woodcarvers Club, and has information about them on his page.
- Wood Carvings by Jack Portice, Chip
Carvings By Vicki Portice. The Mountain Man
Gallery and Como Mammoth Museum in Como Colorado also features Indian art by Jim Redhawk, Dan Eagle and others. Jack
sells a range of carving knives. The 1997 Como Wood Carving Convention was June 7th, ask him about it!!
- Donald Powell - Image Makers Workshop - DONALD POWELL a
Brisbane based Wood sculptor whose work displays a passion for sculpture classically identified by realism and minute
and intricate detail. He has a particular affinity for figures but does create a wide range of subjects, including
wildlife and he does accept commissions.
- Les Ramsay, The Linden Tree Gallery "showcases the wood carvings
of Les Ramsay. My work spans a variety of subjects, including spirit faces, Santa Claus,Indians, busts; Christmas,
sports, fantasy, religious figures, mantles, Western figures and commissioned carvings." "In 1982, when
working as an electrical contractor in Branson, Missouri (USA), I happened to walk into Engler Woodcarvers, the carving
shop owned by well-known carver, Pete Engler. In Engler's shop, I was amazed by the wood carvings and decided, "I
have to try this!" went home, made a few simple tools, and began to carve. Immediately, the obsession took
over." Visit his Photo Gallery !
- Robert E Reeves, Sculptor - Hello! My name is Robert E Reeves. I
work out of my home/studio in Cathedral City, CA next to Palm Springs. My medium is wood. I have developed a technique
of producing laminated forms which evolved from topographic modeling learned through an architectural degree and 20-year
career as a city planner. My form content is a constantly evolving process. I have produced abstract forms as well as
anatomical figures. Currently I am focused on expressing the beauty, strength and elegance of the male anatomy. I have
shown my works in galleries in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Please visit my web gallery at www.robertereeves.com . Contact: (760)324-6189
- Charles Rempfer - Carver, sculptor, scrollsawer -
Living at the shore of southern New Jersey I developed a keen interest in decoys. I always enjoyed drawing so I thought
I would try to carve. That was 30 years ago. Since then I went from carving decoys to large Intarsia pictures. I have a
one man show coming up on May 26 thru June 24 at the Galloway Cultural Art Center, 300 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., Galloway
Twp., N.J. You can also see my work in my briefcase in Yahoo. My screen name is wodguy.
- Stefanie Rocknak - Figurative Wood Sculptor Detailed figurative wood sculptures, influenced by the Medieval tradition. Some religious pieces, commissions on
request. Rocknak's work is influenced by the wood carvings done throughout the Medieval period, although
her figures tend to be contemporary. Her work attempts to capture certain features of the human condition, disturbing or
not. She has recently completed a small crucifix,
which consists of three components and may hang on the wall. This piece has inspired her to construct more hanging
sculptures, which are currently in progress. Visit
her Gallery of Figurative Wood Sculptures
- Clifton Sears, Nova Scotia Carver "Humour,
history, and life-like detail in whimsical works about lobster fishing. Portraits, character studies and caricatures
carved in wood, (created from photos taken at the studio or provided by the customer). Custom orders." Take a look
at Old Fishermen Never Die, They Just Smell That Way
- Alan Smith, Wood Sculptor - Alan Smith has
been sculpting in wood for over twenty years, and has learned to combine the natural beauty of wood with the human and
animal form to create unique and beautiful sculptures. Alan Smith has been sculpting for over 20 years. His
sculptures have been sold nation wide, and many serious collectors have added his pieces to their own personal
collections. His chosen medium is wood, his personal favorite is black walnut because of the beautiful wood grain
and depth in the finished piece. He lives in the beautiful Ozark hills where there is a natural selection of
different woods . See: Gallery1, Gallery2, Gallery3, Gallery4, Gallery5. Contact: 417-679-4758
- Robin Edward Trudel "Welcome to my Pine Tree Studios! My name
is Robin Edward Trudel. Pine Tree Studios is on a hill covered with Pine and Hickory trees in Massachusetts, about a
half mile from the New Hampshire border. As the name suggests most of my work is in Eastern White Pine. I have always
enjoyed carving pine because of the aroma of the wood. There is something about the smell of the pine pitch that feels
distinctly 'New England'." Robin is researching Quebecois Sculptors, take a look at his work on Louis
Jobin. If you have any information on Mssrs. Francois Bailliarge, Louis Jobin, or Medard Bourgault
- Bruce Walker From the early 70's to
the present, Bruce has been creating full dimensional characters in wood that literally leap out of the wall-mounts. His
works are predominantly in oak that has been selectively culled and does not support the destruction of forests. His
artistic career was temporarily halted as his right arm and hand were paralyzed in an accident. Not to be stopped, he
simply trained his left side to continue. In viewing this portfolio, which spans from the most recent to his earlier
work, Bruce's progression in his craft is evident, with the promise of increased complexity in his future works.
- Allen F. Weidhaas, Sculptor - Sporting and wildlife limited
edition bronzes and one-of-a-kind woodcarvings. - About
the Artist - Allen Weidhaas creates wood carvings and limited edition bronze sculpture of the natural world.
His sculptures are highly detailed miniature studies of wildlife in their natural environment. Not the slightest detail
is overlooked. He captures the essence of a single moment in the daily life of his subject. Some are hilarious, others
very serious. The thrill of a large mammal charging can be an overwhelming sight. The speed and agility instill total
disbelief. On the other hand, a small house wren squawking at an intruder leaves one with a warm humorous sensation.
See: Bronze Sculpture, Woodcarvings, What's New. Contact: 540-694-6282
- Ivan Whillock Studio - Faribault, Minnesota USA "A true
master, Ivan Whillock puts expression and feeling into his works that has to be seen, to be experienced. Ivan's wood
sculpture, bronze statues, and reliefs can be found in churches, businesses and private collections around the world.
Explore these pages for photos of his religious sculpture, along with a variety of secular subjects in a variety of
media. Ivan has published many books and he holds regular classes in his Faribault studio. Enjoy! " Wood,
Bronze, Stone, Figurative, Monumental Gallery, Books
by Ivan Whillock, Classes, Works
- The Woodsman, William David Cully (Willy) "At age 40 I had crashed into the wall and had to make a choice about my life. I chose the long, slow and, at times extremely painful path back to sobriety and sanity. During my first few weeks, I started work on a small sculpture which I managed to finish three years later. All of my pieces are external expressions of internal problems which I have had to deal with in the course of my recovery."