Welcome to Pollitt Studio

Glass Sculpture and Wood Art

If I’m not a little bit scared while creating my glass sculptures or wood art, I’m not growing. That’s my design philosophy. Also, if I’m not a little bit scared, I’m not doing good art! That’s not a philosophy — that’s my reality!

Glass Sculptures

Experience the luminous curves & sweeps

Wood Art

Flow with the twists, turns and grain lines

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Each piece is a challenge I set up for myself. Make it difficult. Stretch my abilities. Push the limits of the materials and the process. I understand that’s not a normal business philosophy, which instead holds that things should be made simple, smooth and predictable.

But then my work is sculpture. And, as I see it, my job is to run counter to the norm and to the known.

“Scary” challenges are also my joy…and have been from my first wood sculpture and turning.  Then I “crossed over” into glass art.  So, I invite you to cross over as well and browse both sides of my sculptural world.

The latest stories from Harry's News page:

  • SOFA 2014 Pollitt sculptures
    SOFA 2014 Pollitt sculptures
    Opening night tonight, November 6, and for the next three days, the Thomas Riley Galleries will exhibit five of my sculptures, 4 in cast glass and 1 in wood - Enigma, Midnight Moves, Red Shift, Ode to Morph, and Morph VI in black cherry wood. This is the 9th...
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  • Midnight moves in Sofa Chicago 2014 catalog
    Pollitt SOFA Chicago Lecture
    If you're in Chicago between Nov 6 thru 9th, please join me at SOFA Chicago at Navy Pier. I'll be in the Thomas R. Riley exhibit space with five of my sculptures. And on Saturday, the 8th, at 1 pm, I'll be giving a lecture about my work...
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  • Enigma
    Enigma
    Some months back, I stumbled upon a long forgotten, unfinished wood sculpture. I had abandoned it because I had excavated it so much that I could not execute my intended design. The dangers of reduction art! Now, I've given it another try - this time converting the...
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  • Glass Wall Sculpture Process
    Glass Wall Sculpture Process
    The glass wall sculpture process was a whole 'nother experience for me. I am showing you many more technique images than usual because this was a first for me. I hope you find it as interesting as I did....
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  • SOFA Chicago 2014 Pollitt lecture
    SOFA Chicago 2014 Pollitt lecture
    My wood art first appeared at SOFA Chicago 2006 represented by two galleries and in a curated special exhibit entitled The Presence of Absence. My glass sculptures were first represented at SOFA Chicago 2011. This year I'm beyond honored to be telling my "transition" story as part of...
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  • Glass sculpture, Limoncelli, sold
    Glass sculpture, Limoncelli, sold
    My glass sculpture, Limoncelli, is already happily ensconced in her new home. A big "thank you" to the collectors for sending this photo. Come read the instructive story of this acquisition....
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Contacting Harry

I'm mostly here, sometimes there. I get around to galleries, shows and events, SOFA hopefully always, and enough international travel to keep a smile on my face. But I have email, so I'm always contactable! Try these:

Email: harry @ pollittstudio . com
Webmail: Go to our form.
Phone: +1 505-795-8937

Collectors

Whether you are an avid collector of glass or wood ... or just love sculpture, I am pleased you are here. I invite your reactions to and impressions of my work. And, if a piece calls to you, please be in touch.

Contact: Go to our form.
Phone: +1 505-795-8937