Donald Carlson Sculpture:
Until 2007, Donald Carlson's line of vases, bowls, and lamps were the mainstay of his business. He and his wife, Karen, work together in their studio in Oregon. By accident, Karen brought Donald too much glass for the stem of an apple he was working on. As he pulled the stem up to cut, he saw a cherry. His whimsical grouping of cherries, ranging from 6" to 24", has put fun back into the art of making glass. The cherries are bright and fresh, and they delight everyone.
Donald Carlon's work spans 5 decades and, in 1966, he created one of the first private studios in the world. While working with color, red, especially, has been both challenging and rewarding. "With over 42 years of experience, I have developed clean, well proportioned and eloquent shapes. In particular, it is my red glass that best reflects the Carlson tradition." Donald Carlson has consistently produced a rich vibrant ... (more)
Frogman - Tim Cotterill Sculpture:
Tim Cotterill's bronze frog sculptures capture the whimsical character, the jewel-like quality and the pure JOY of these beautiful little creatures. "Through the centuries and throughout the world, frogs have symbolized many things - Good Luck, Royalty, Fertility, Magic Potions, Energy, Charm. In today's fast world, life sometimes becomes complicated and stressful. As you can see, my art is not. It's Elegant, Stylish, Whimsical, Unique and pure FUN! As children we were excited to see our first frogs. They made us laugh when they jumped our way! We were curious about the strange way they felt; the odd way they moved and their simple contented look. I used to watch frogs at my pond in England, noting how each one had its own color markings, character and even personality."
Tim Cotterill, also known as Frogman, was born in Leicester, England, in 1950. He left school ... (more)
Eli Hopkins Sculpture:
From his birth, Eli Hopkins has been surrounded by art and the creation of it. As a small child, Eli Hopkins watched his father, famous sculptor Mark Hopkins, as he created art and experimented with numerous casting methods. Eli Hopkins tried his own hand at the work, and was pleased to find that he was also blessed with an incredible artist talent. With Eli Hopkins own hard earned knowledge and father's guidance, Hopkins has been able to move forward at a phenomenal rate, and begin to create his own remarkable line of sculpture. Although taught well, Eli Hopkins is developing a style uniquely his own. Like his father, Eli Hopkins has wide ranging interests, which will be reflected in a varied and beautiful new line of sculpture.
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Mark Hopkins Scupture Sculpture:
Mark Hopkins bronze sculptures are in every way a reflection of their creator. Mark Hopkins subjects are as numerous and varied as his interests, wildlife, history, children, fantasy, sports, music, etc. With a style so flowing and alive it has been called "bronze in motion," Mark Hopkins work is as passionate and expressive as the man himself. Mark Hopkins is one of the premier bronze sculptors in the U.S. today, Mark Hopkins himself a technical expert in the technique "Lost wax" bronze casting. In 1988, he established Mark Hopkins Sculpture, Inc., a bronze foundry nestled in the foothills of the northwest Georgia Mountains, the work created there displayed in homes and public settings around the world.
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Nayer Kazemi - Water Art Sculpture:
Nayer Kazemi Water Art is the most contemporary collection of large water sculptures and table top fountains that bring, nature, life, and serenity into any environment. The artistic, unique, quality custom water features will enhance any commercial or residential space. You can choose from existing designs or the artist can customize your wall water fountain based on your space, design and budget. Nayer Kazemi studied fine arts in Persia at Tehran University as well as California State University, Los Angeles, and the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena. She had pursued art as her passion since childhood and has been recognized in many fine arts competitions and exhibits in selected galleries. Nayer works in numerous mediums including drawing, oil painting, ceramics, wood and plaster carving, "Ayeneh Karri" (the ancient Persian art of mirror work), and metal fabrication techniques. H ... (more)
Nano Lopez Figurative Sculpture Sculpture:
Nano Lopez is an artist gifted with the rare ability to see the world as a child sees it, with exploration, wonder, and creativity. He is deeply fascinated by the sometimes troubling mysteries of life and its inherent struggles. Nano Lopez was born in 1955 in Bogota Colombia. At 23 Nano Lopez began working as an apprentice in a monumental scale carving marble and granite and fabricating steel. In 1983 Nano Lopez moved to the Pacific Northwest of the United States. During the following four years, he was employed by various bronze foundries in the Northwest, and further developed his abilities in welding, tooling, and patinas evolving into the artist that we admire today. In Nano Lopez's artistic process, Nano Lopez integrates organic textures and synthetic, and man made objects into his bronzes to create art that reflects the same depth and richness he sees in the world around him. Altho ... (more)
Thad Markham Sculpture:
Artist Thad Markham is a California native, born and raised in the mountains of Southern California. His youth was spent skiing competitively every winter and racing around Big Bear Lake on jet skis and water skis all summer. Santa Barbara was the next stop, as Thad pursued an engineering degree at UCSB. He worked in his field for a mercifully brief time before striking out for more exciting pastures as an entrepreneur. Thad moved to Cambria, California in 1992.
Years of hard work and long hours later, his business a roaring success, Thad's ever-active mind sought new challenges. It all started with the bananas. One bright sunny morning he was sitting at breakfast and his glance fell on a bunch of bananas on the table. "That's funny," he said to himself, "it almost looks like they're dancing." Thus began his preoccupation with the secret lives of fruits and vegetables...he began haunt ... (more)
Joseph Quillan Sculpture:
Joe Quillan was only 25 years old when asked to exhibit his sculptures at the Vorpal gallery in San Francisco in 1982. He became the youngest artist to exhibit sculptures of marine life at an internationally recognized gallery. At 26, he won the prestigious Mystic International Award of Excellence from the Mystic Gallery in Connecticut, and shortly thereafter, he exhibited in Maui, Hawaii. At 27, he sculpted the symbol of the Pacific Peace Awards for Sydney, Australia - a dolphin swimming with an olive branch that circled the earth.
He has since had commissions from many ocean and environmental groups raising awareness of the marine environment's fragile balance. He has been involved in numerous fund-raising benefits for local and national education groups including the American Cetacean Society, Actors and Others for Animals, and several Montessori schools.
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Ira Reines Sculpture Sculpture:
Philosophy, cosmology and the sublime beauty of the works of Michelangelo, Rodin and Bernini are the inspiration from which Ira Reines draws to create his profound sculptural thesis on the relationships of order and chaos to man and divinity.
Ira Reines was born in New York City on December 3, 1957. At nineteen, one of Reines' sculptures caught the eye of the director of the Medallic Art Company of Danbury, Connecticut who offered him employment sculpting medallions. In 1980, Ira Reines was hired to work with Art Deco Master Erté, considered by many as the father of Art Deco. Ira worked closely with Erté, translating the master's two-dimensional designs into seventy bronze sculptures that were sold world-wide.
Upon Erté's passing in 1990, Reines returned to his own sculptural vision exploring the relationship between man and the cosmos, order and chaos and the sublime divine beau ... (more)
M.L. Snowden Sculpture:
For the young Snowden living in New York City, part of the positive potential of sculpture was nurtured through family friends Salvador Dali, Paul Manship, and Isamu Noguchi; all of whom encouraged M.L. Snowden at an early age to pursue her love of art. As Snowden recalls, "Actually I felt Dali liked children. When he was showing my mother creative furniture he'd designed, he made me take my chewing gum out of my mouth. He told me to take my wet gum in my fingers and had me roll a little worm which was a snake and a ball which was an apple. He said all natural forms are based on these two little shapes, whether they're stretched, melted into other things, or are left alone. He told me my arm was a snake and my head was an apple. I had received an art lesson and I was delighted!" Such family associations sprung from the time when George Snowden joined Dali, Manship, and Noguchi in creatin ... (more)
Tranquility Glass Fountains Sculpture:
Tranquility Glass is the creation of Artists Brian Gingras and Melissa Bernier. Originally started as Brian Gingras - Hot Glass the name was changed in 2007 when Melissa Bernier became co-owner and partner, bringing a whole new direction to the studio. Melissa's new ideas combined with Brian's original series gives Tranquility Glass a unique and diverse look not found in most studios. Together, the two owners now create work with a single voice and with a common goal of designing glassware that is both decorative and functional.
Brian Gingras started working with hot glass in 1998 in Sterling MA as the owner of Sterling Art Glass. Brian moved on from Sterling in 2000 and for several years blew glass at studios throughout New England before settling into his custom built studio in Leominster MA. He now shares this studio with his partner Melissa Bernier and glass artist John Collins ... (more)
Todd Warner Sculpture:
With warmth, humor, and sensitivity, sculptor Todd Warner has been creating his imaginary world of sophisticated whimsy for over 35 years. "There's an innate sense of humor in my work, but I'm not going for the belly laugh. I love to make people smile. I can't fight being humorous. My(Todd Warner) sculptures are whimsical and sensitive; they have their own spirit." Internationally known for his sculptures, Todd Warner captures with vision and insight the essence of animals, preserving not only the animals of nature, but also the nature of animals. Todd Warner seems to connect directly with the souls of animals, enabling him to recreate the llama who seems to beg for warm milk and the cow with loving eyes of a mother. Todd Warner sculpture will add to any art collection.
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