Tag: woodcarving

  • Rooted in the Land Carving

    The Farley Center Tree Carving Project is a collaborative effort.  A storm destroyed an oak tree, but left behind a 10-foot-tall trunk.  This created the opportunity for a collaborative art installation.  The trunk has been divided by three carved vines into panels.  Each panel is an opportunity for an artist to use and transform by […]


  • Farley Tree Project

    This is progress on the Farley Center Tree Carving project. I’m putting the burr oak from the Welcome area and thinking how to add honey comb and bees.

  • “The Seer” – Advent Show 2015

    I have finished “The Seer” in time for the show at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison. The concept was to think about the long hope of the ancient Hebrew believers.  This is the head of a prophet.  Another word for prophet is “Seer”. I think of this as Isaiah, because we read so much from […]

  • Advent Art Show at Bethel Lutheran Church – Nov 29 into Janurary

    I have been thinking about a carving that suggests Hope in Advent.  I went through a lot of very complicated iterations until I hit on the idea of the Prophet as Seer, looking into the night sky to see a special star.  The prophet will have a long lyrical beard, suggesting time.

  • In the Eco Squared Show – Hatch Art House

    I submitted two carvings to the Eco Squared show at Hatch Art House on Willy Street here in Madison.  The art is to contain upcycled or recycled elements. I took some of the wood I received at the Urban Forest Fest. This is a slab of wood cut from an Ash tree that was knocked […]

  • Blue Heron

    Blue Heron

    It started with a summer storm.  Severe winds tore through the East side of Madison and downed a number of trees.  Three of these were saved and taken to the Urban Wood Fest to show how fallen wood can be saved and used.    That is where I acquired a slab of ash.  This tree came […]

  • Carving Show – October 26

    The Capital Area Carvers and the Badger Wood Turners have a show annually.  This year it is located at the Abundant Life Christian School in Madison.  I am working on two carving projects.  The first is a blue heron made from wood harvested near the lake by Hudson Park.  This ash tree was knocked down […]

  • Urban Forest Fest – Saturday July 26

    I’ll be there with other people who work with, carve, cut, and know about wood.  Wood is Good! Urban Forest Fest    

  • Art Walk – May 4

    I’ll be showing and selling wood carvings for the Marquette-Atwood neighborhood art walk on Mary 4.  It starts at 11 but I will not get going until noon. see the Facebook page here see map  

  • Marquette-Atwood Art Walk – May 5

    I’ll be participating in the art walk in my neighborhood.  I have been workikng on a few projects that you can see below.  I’ve also included a map.