Tag: sculpture

Jason Holley: Chain Sculptures in Clay

Jason Holley’s raku chain sculptures are in the running for an RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice award, a competition the public decides.  Holley, based in Newfoundland, says using clay for chainmail is tricky, requiring “a discipline and commitment I’ve not managed anywhere else in life.” (Watch him create in […]

Michael Hosaluk: Stories in Wood

Michael Hosaluk, an internationally known artist based in Saskatchewan, tells stories in innovative wood work, ranging from functional vessels and furniture, to highly decorative sculptural pieces  (Above: Bowl of Strange Fruit) From the series I’m a Little Teapot, wood, acrylic paint, copper, horsehair; 7″h x 7- l/4″diameter My […]

Oeno Gallery – Outdoor Sculpture

Time for some art that reflects the possibilities of summer.  The Oeno Gallery in Prince Edward County, on Lake Ontario east of Toronto, is set around the Huff Estates winery, with dozens of fine outdoor sculpture works by well-known artists. (Above: The Planters, steel, 82 x 149 x […]

Dale Chihuly’s Seattle Colors

Glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s new exhibition center beneath Seattle’s Space Needle has generated exceptional color images over the last 10 days.  The 45,000-square-foot Garden and Glass Museum is a permanent home for the work of the controversial American artist.   You can read more about the museum here and […]

Henrique Oliveira: Room-Filling Amazement

Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira creates masterful (some say evolutionary) sculptural installations from scrap, pliable wood collected from construction sites in his native city of São Paulo. The huge structures combine the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and architecture, with broken pieces of plywood set in layers like brushstrokes. (Above: […]