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Captured Ballistics
Captured Ballistics

I recently did a series to capture the memory of important rifle shots taken by a big game hunter; I used spent shell casings and sculpted three pieces depicting the large magnum round enveloped...

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Subtle Bend Studio

Subtle Bend Studio

My work is the flow and form found in nature with an avalanche of imagination poured over it.

I may see in a raw piece what I want it to be instantly or I may have to place it in my shop and look at it over a span of time, often that span stretches into years. I am inclined to create movement in a piece wherever I can get away with it, depending on the shape and flow already within the wood. As often as possible I work along with the motion created by generations of twisting and bending the tree has endured; often at harsh, high altitude environments. Other times I add and/or enhance subtle movements and bends.

In the final result, the bulk of my inspiration comes from the wonders and beauty of the Rocky Mountains and so many of the inspiring things therein.

It seems only natural for that influence to permeate my work.