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Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky : The color variations in this piece of Maccacuba wood are naturally occurring. I like the effect and think it is worth pursing in the future.

Vanilla Sky | 1′-0″ h, 2′-7″ w, 1″ d | Maccacuba | Inquire.

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Cross Current

Cross Current

Cross Current : Incorporating natural elements into my work is one of my favorite experiences. Most of the light colored segments are raised slightly from the darker background.

Cross Current | 1′-2″ h, 3′-0″ w, 1″ d | Chechen | Inquire.

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Untitled 01-03

Untitled 01-03

Untitled 01-03 : Chechen is an exotic, South American hardwood, but this tree was grown on a tree plantation in Brazil.

Untitled 01-03 | 2′-1″ h, 1′-1″ w, 1″ d | Chechen | Inquire.

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Desert Bloom

Desert Bloom
Click images to view larger versions Flowing out of the desert The wood for this piece comes from the stump of an unknown species of ornamental tree/bush that a friend gave me from his property in Clearwater, FL. Areas of the sculpture have purple hues. This aLearn more

Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now : I was experimenting, working with making the negative space greater than the positive. It was also my first venture into a two-sided work

Both Sides Now | 2′-3″ h, 9″ w, 1″ d | Goncola Alves | Two-sided Wall Sculpture | Inquire.

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Wind Swept

Wind Swept
Click images to view larger versions A re-birth Hiking near Ken Lockwood Gorge in Hunterdon County, N.J., I found this piece of tulip poplar that had been bent over significantly by a small tree that had fallen across it. Wind action on the two trees caused continualLearn more

Escher Tide

Escher Tide

Escher Tide : This wall sculpture is named in his honor and sculpted with the intention of capturing the essence of Escher’s work in three dimensions. Have fun with it!

Escher Tide | 2’-4” h, 1’-0” w, 2” diameter | Sisso | SOLD

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Cliff Dwelling

Cliff Dwelling

The deep penetrations and shelves of this burl wood sculpture are my abstract interpretation of the cliff dwellings created by the American Southwest Anasazi Indians. Come see how well you think I did.
Cliff Dwelling | 1′-4″ h, 1’-7” w, 12″ diameter | Apple Stump Burl | Private Collection of Harry Pollitt

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Confluence

Confluence

Confluence : This wall sculpture was my first attempt at creating a three dimensional piece of art depicting my instinctive design pattern.

Confluence | 2′-2″ h, 4′-5″ w | Teak | In the private collection of Harry Pollitt

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Sea Ray

Sea Ray
Click images to view larger versions 100 year old fish This piece of wormy chestnut is all that remained of a century old tree found on a forest floor in Madison County, North Carolina. Wormy chestnut is nearly extinct and so this piece is a commemoration toLearn more

Breaching Dolphin

Breaching Dolphin
Click images to view larger versions An honored and timely piece Collectors play a role in my artistic process. They bring my process full circle. heir action of acquiring a piece says to me (even if they do not express it verbally) that they value the pieceLearn more

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