Through a subtle interplay between idea and structure these three dimensional forms unify my need to invent objects which mystify yet beg meaning. Open ended, expansive, expressions of movement articulate each form. Flat, hard edged wood boards evolve into uncharacteristic, intricate curvilinear forms. An essential component is the interplay of positive to negative stimulating a charged atmosphere. The wood is various thicknesses of sugar pine. Materials integrated into some pieces to enhance meaning include metal, rubber, bone, clay and tailpipes. Both carved and constructed methods are used. Reviews have appeared in The New York Times by Helen Harrison and Phyllis Braff.
Permanent Collection: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art museum, Rutgers University, NJ; 2014 “(in)grained”, dm contemporary, NY; 2014 “Long Island Biennial”, Hechscher Museum, NY; 2007 “Personal Totems”, Adelphi University, NY; 2005 “3DeLuxe”, Mason Murer Fine Art, GA; 2005 Parrish Art Museum, NY; 2003 “Derived From Wood”, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, FL; 2003 “Art of the Northeast”, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, CT; 2002 Rose Gallery District West Fine Art, VA; 1997 “Five Faculty Members” Nassau County Community College, NY; Born: Buffalo, NY; B.S., SUNY at Buffalo, NY, Albright Art School (Scholarship) 1954; M.S., CUNY at Queens College, Columbia University, NY 1964