is both process and product:
generation of sculpture is of primary importance.
Most of my life with any piece is process, and it is through
process that I solidify my intentions.
Starting with preliminary concepts, designs, sketches, including
the selection of material(s), transportation, preparation, the actual
making, cutting, carving, welding, sizing, coloring, sanding, and
continuing through completion, finishing, display, marketing – all is
is the most intimate time with any work; the only time with works that are
sent directly to exhibits or other homes.
of the finished sculpture, the product, is of equal importance.
Finished sculpture may reveal or obscure its generative processes,
but it is the completed physical presence that others will experience.
It is through this experience the transfer of ideas occurs, the
communication to and interaction with other people that gives art meaning
and societal value.
strive to achieve work that engages equally with its process, and as a