Sculptures

  • Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Art Pieces For the past several months I have been creating unique works of art for the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra in Wheeling WV. It is their 88 season and there are 88 keys on a piano, so they commissioned a series of works utilizing piano keys in each work for a total of eight works of art. ...
  • Shulamite Bride – Native Ash with Italian Carrara Alabaster Shulamite Bride - Native Ash with Italian Carrara AlabasterLike other artists working from a Biblical theme, this carving is full of symbolism. Shulamite is the feminine form of a Hebraic word meaning “The Peaceful One”. I carved her face slightly uplifted, eyes closed, and lips gently pursed to reflect a feeling of complete tranquility. She says of herself “I am black but comely” ...
  • Aristotle, Marble Commission – Concord Univ. Athens, WV Aristotle, Marble Commission - Concord Univ. Athens, WVCarved out of marble from the same quarry that of the Acropolis statuary, the twice life sized portrait bust of Aristotle, founder of the school at Athens, Greece, shown below was the result of collaboration between a former language instructor of Greek descent, and the art department at Concord College, now University. As an alumnus, I ...
  • Chibaiskwa N’messis – Elder Spirit Sister, Bone Ivory Abénaki Mythology 10″ tall Chibaiskwa N'messis - Elder Spirit Sister, Bone Ivory Abénaki Mythology 10" tallAmong the Abénaki, there is a legend of Spirit Sisters. The first and oldest sister spins the thread of life, the second sister measures the length of life, the third sister cuts the thread, and the forth weaves your thread into the fabric of social life among the people. I have carved the elder sister as ...
  • Flight – Apple Wood 14″ tall by 6″ Flight - Apple Wood 14" tall by 6"Brancusi’ set the art world on its ear in 1923 with a sculpture he called “Bird in Space”. He concentrated not on the physical attributes of the bird, but instead on its movement. The bird’s wings and feathers are eliminated, the swell of the body is elongated, and the head and beak are reduced to ...