Biophilia - View 1
Biophilia - View 1

2008. Ginkgo, turned and carved; ca. 5 X 3.5 inches.

Biophilia - View 2
Biophilia - View 2

2008. Ginkgo, turned and carved; ca. 5 X 3.5 inches.

Tesserai serai
Tesserai serai

2011. Ambrosia Maple, 10.5 X 7.5 inches. Turned, carved and bleached.

Randy Pi Collection

Tesserai serai - detail view
Tesserai serai - detail view

2011. Ambrosia Maple, 10.5 X 7.5 inches. Turned, carved and bleached.

Randy Pi Collection

Open to Ideas
Open to Ideas

2014. Redwood burl; 5 X 4.5 inches.

Ceremony Exhibit: catalog is here.

The Dance of Life
The Dance of Life

2005. Walnut. Surface enhancement: pyrography and acrylic paint. Approximately 3 X 3 inches.

Imagine the Hidden World No. 4
Imagine the Hidden World No. 4

2007. Marbled Ebony, 4.5 X 2.25 inches.

Imagine the Hidden World No. 2
Imagine the Hidden World No. 2

2006. Ambrosia Maple, 4.25 X 3 inches.

David & Ruth Waterbury Collection.

Imagine the Hidden World No. 1
Imagine the Hidden World No. 1

2006. Ginkgo, 3 X 2 5/8 inches.

Parturition
Parturition

2009. Red resin tree burl, 4 X 3.25 inches.

Parturition No. 2
Parturition No. 2

2009. Afzelia burl, 6.5 X 5 inches. Turned and carved.

Integument
Integument

2011. Redwood burl, ca 5.75 X 4.5 inches. Turned, carved and sandblasted.

Roots - The Artist’s Voice exhibit, American Association of Woodturners. Catalog is here.

You Will Reap What You Sow
You Will Reap What You Sow

2012. Camphor Burl, ca 5 7/8 X 5 3/8 inches.

Beyond Containment Exhibit, American Association of Woodturners. Catalog is here.

Nelumbo Jive
Nelumbo Jive

2017. Claro Walnut, 4 X 1.75 inches.

Lignum Essentiate
Lignum Essentiate

2010. Big Leaf Maple Burl, 3.5 X 3.25 inches.

The title of the piece reflects the inspiration for this carved surface. I was thinking of tracheids - one of the cell types for wood. These are elongated cells that are pointed on each end and the walls of the cell are dotted with pores to allow the water to percolate from cell-to-cell.

Unstony Tafoni
Unstony Tafoni

2015. Big Leaf Maple, 6.75 X 2.5 inches.

Merging Exhibit, American Association of Woodturners.

Vestiges of a Forgotten World
Vestiges of a Forgotten World

2019. Maple, Ebony, Acrylics; 5.88 X 5.75 inches.

Traces Exhibit, American Association of Woodturners.

Inspired by fossils of Lepidodendron - giant club moss trees from 359-299 million years ago.

The Alewife
The Alewife

2019. Collaboration for ITO Brewery; 9 X 2.5 inches.

Ray Key Collaboration
Ray Key Collaboration

2019. Canary Wood. 3.75" W X 2" H. This is my conribution to the Ray Key collaboration project. About 100 artists were sent a roughed-out piece from Ray's works-in-progress that were stored in his shop at the time of his death. There will be an exhibit this summer, with an online auction at the end of the show.

Biophilia - View 1
Biophilia - View 2
Tesserai serai
Tesserai serai - detail view
Open to Ideas
The Dance of Life
Imagine the Hidden World No. 4
Imagine the Hidden World No. 2
Imagine the Hidden World No. 1
Parturition
Parturition No. 2
Integument
You Will Reap What You Sow
Nelumbo Jive
Lignum Essentiate
Unstony Tafoni
Vestiges of a Forgotten World
The Alewife
Ray Key Collaboration
Biophilia - View 1

2008. Ginkgo, turned and carved; ca. 5 X 3.5 inches.

Biophilia - View 2

2008. Ginkgo, turned and carved; ca. 5 X 3.5 inches.

Tesserai serai

2011. Ambrosia Maple, 10.5 X 7.5 inches. Turned, carved and bleached.

Randy Pi Collection

Tesserai serai - detail view

2011. Ambrosia Maple, 10.5 X 7.5 inches. Turned, carved and bleached.

Randy Pi Collection

Open to Ideas

2014. Redwood burl; 5 X 4.5 inches.

Ceremony Exhibit: catalog is here.

The Dance of Life

2005. Walnut. Surface enhancement: pyrography and acrylic paint. Approximately 3 X 3 inches.

Imagine the Hidden World No. 4

2007. Marbled Ebony, 4.5 X 2.25 inches.

Imagine the Hidden World No. 2

2006. Ambrosia Maple, 4.25 X 3 inches.

David & Ruth Waterbury Collection.

Imagine the Hidden World No. 1

2006. Ginkgo, 3 X 2 5/8 inches.

Parturition

2009. Red resin tree burl, 4 X 3.25 inches.

Parturition No. 2

2009. Afzelia burl, 6.5 X 5 inches. Turned and carved.

Integument

2011. Redwood burl, ca 5.75 X 4.5 inches. Turned, carved and sandblasted.

Roots - The Artist’s Voice exhibit, American Association of Woodturners. Catalog is here.

You Will Reap What You Sow

2012. Camphor Burl, ca 5 7/8 X 5 3/8 inches.

Beyond Containment Exhibit, American Association of Woodturners. Catalog is here.

Nelumbo Jive

2017. Claro Walnut, 4 X 1.75 inches.

Lignum Essentiate

2010. Big Leaf Maple Burl, 3.5 X 3.25 inches.

The title of the piece reflects the inspiration for this carved surface. I was thinking of tracheids - one of the cell types for wood. These are elongated cells that are pointed on each end and the walls of the cell are dotted with pores to allow the water to percolate from cell-to-cell.

Unstony Tafoni

2015. Big Leaf Maple, 6.75 X 2.5 inches.

Merging Exhibit, American Association of Woodturners.

Vestiges of a Forgotten World

2019. Maple, Ebony, Acrylics; 5.88 X 5.75 inches.

Traces Exhibit, American Association of Woodturners.

Inspired by fossils of Lepidodendron - giant club moss trees from 359-299 million years ago.

The Alewife

2019. Collaboration for ITO Brewery; 9 X 2.5 inches.

Ray Key Collaboration

2019. Canary Wood. 3.75" W X 2" H. This is my conribution to the Ray Key collaboration project. About 100 artists were sent a roughed-out piece from Ray's works-in-progress that were stored in his shop at the time of his death. There will be an exhibit this summer, with an online auction at the end of the show.

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