September 30 2014 Carving Demonstrations in Velingrad Bulgaria

Many classes from the local schools are stopping by the museum in Velingrad, Bulgaria to experience carving with Paragraver Carving. Also, some of the local egg decorating masters spent time experimenting with new materials. The desire to experiment stemmed from my Exhibition now on display here. I am excited to see where this will lead […]

GOURD ARTISTS UNITED

Jim Widess and Ginger Summit have taken on the task of revising and expanding their book “Complete Book of Gourd Carving”, published by: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated. Within these pages are more than 600 color photographs of creations from nearly 100 international artists.   The previous edition of this book was one of the […]

Utah Best of State Awards Gala 2012

Wow! what a grand time this Gala was. Great entertainment by numerous groups like The Voodoo Orchestra, The American Heritage Lyceum Philharmonic, Grace Dayton and Alina Geslison, The Vivaldi Quartet, and Caleb Chapman’s Cresent Super Band. Shown above are The Vivaldi Quartet and Caleb Chapman’s Cresent Super Band. The food was the best. Here is the […]

Granger High School Sterling Scholar for Art: Justine Tabligan

I am proud to announce my daughter, Justine Tabligan, was recently awarded Sterling Scholar for Art at Granger High School. She is just beginning to discover her artistic abilities and find great success. For me, nothing is greater than helping others discover and develop their talents. Here she is with her fellow Sterling Scholar award […]