Rising Phoenix

Rising Phoenix In 1984 I was among six sculptors commissioned to make a sculpture for the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. We could choose the location and I made this yellow cedar carving of a rising phoenix for the entry to the Great Hall. It stands 10’ tall with...

Sea Dragon

Made in 2004 to hang above the picture windows of a house overlooking Kachemak Bay, this pierced wall relief of a sea dragon frolicking in the waves is about 14’ long. It was originally designed as a decorative ridge beam on top of the owners cabin. We decided, due to...

Polar Bear Sniffing at the Wind

Polar Bear Sniffing at the Wind This large,standing polar bear sculpture was carved from a 36" diameter interior Alaska white spruce log. White spruce carving of polar bear sniffing at the wind. Carved from a 36″ diameter interior Alaska white spruce log, this 7.5’...

From the Ashes

From the Ashes We are drawn ourselves into a feeling of rising from the fiery ashes by this cottonwood and birch sculpture of a rising phoenix. In the 80’s I carved several phoenix sculptures. This rising phoenix was carved from a piece of a hollow cottonwood log. The...

Rooster at Dawn

Rooster at Dawn This abstract wood sculpture echoes the  crow of a primordial rooster at the first sunrise. Black cherry and spruce burl This wood sculpture of a rooster at dawn was made from the naturally broken slab of a hollow North Carolina cherry log and an...

Honey Bear and the Bee

Honey Bear and the Bee A honey bee buzzes around a black bear who reaches for the honey comb in this black cherry sculpture. Black cherry Twisted steel rod Pine cone When I cut down a dead cherry tree in the mountains of North Carolina to use for forked boards in my...

Pin It on Pinterest

Pin It on Pinterest