Multicultural Art Exhibit at Salt Lake Community College

Early in December 2012 Salt Lake Community College held their annual Multicultural Art Exhibit which is for all students of the college. Will Unga, the Coordinator of Multicultural Initiatives did an amazing job handling all the logistics of the show. Here he is in front of the work I entered. I am currently attending classes […]

Results From the 7th Annual Utah Valley Carving Show

This is the first of two installments showing the results of the 7th Annual Utah Valley Wood Sculpture Show, Competition and Sale. The show had a new venue this year, the Scera Center for the Arts in Orem, Utah. The date was November 2nd and 3rd. The folks of the Utah Valley Woodcarvers club did […]

Student’s Results at the 2012 Utah State Fair.

I am very excited to announce the results for Justine Tabligan and Kimberly Tabligan at the Utah State Fair. They continue to expand and improve their creative and design abilities. Kimberly won a second place award for one of her gourds but this fact still has a silver lining to it since it was Justine […]

Newest Gourd Goes to New Home

I am excited to be part of a birthday celebration. Carol Weaver commissioned a carved gourd patterned with oak leaves to serve as candle holder. The size of the leaves and the overlapping lobes were chosen specifically to create many open spaces allowing the light from the candle to shine forth. I am told this […]

Jocelyn Cequena returns to Ireland with a gourd bowl and a duck egg

At the end of her visit to Utah from Ireland, our friend Jaz (Jocelyn Ceguena) chose to bring home a few remembrances of her trip. Her choice of pieces is a little bittersweet because she chose the second gourd I ever carved. This means my first two gourds have now found new homes. I am […]