Tag: Gourd

Custom Art in Eggshells, Gourds, Wood, Jewelry, and More

Eagle Dreams Goes to New Home

It is with mixed feelings I send The Miniature Seed Pot, “Eagle Dreams” to it’s new home. This piece was one of the first three created after the seed pot inspiration came to me. From the collection I have offered so far, it is the most difficult design to assemble. (Below, I have provided some…
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HAPPY 2013

This year has been marked by some significant events. A number of first place and best of show awards in numerous contests. I began my path learning the art of jewelry making and metal smithing. The loss of a number of friends called back to meet our maker. I made the rather daunting move from…
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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…
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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…
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New Inspiration Makes it Debut at Face of Utah Sculpture

During a November 2011 visit to New Mexico I found a book published by the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona which contains photographs of miniature silver seed pots collected by Norman L. Sandfield. These collected seed pots are nearly all less than 3 inches in diameter and were crafted by Native artists from all over…
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