Sculptures

  • Tooth Fairy – Apple Wood with Bone Ivory 22″ x 4″ x 4.5″ Tooth Fairy - Apple Wood with Bone Ivory 22" x 4" x 4.5"The children’s story of a tooth fairy has long been a fascinating imagery for me. In my mind, it always had to be a woman, who slipped in at night to gather up teeth from under the pillow of the child who had lost them and replace them with dime for each tooth. Here I carved ...
  • Owl and Hare, Bone Ivory – Abénaki Mythology 7.5″ x 3″ x 2″ Owl and Hare, Bone Ivory - Abénaki Mythology 7.5" x 3" x 2"Among the Abénaki, the owl (gokokhoko) is a symbol of death. Hearing an owl hooting is considered an unlucky omen. In some tribes, the owl is associated with ghosts, and the bony circles around an owl’s eyes are said to be made up of the fingernails of ghosts. Sometimes owls are said to carry messages ...