Creek Crossing

Creek Crossing

The last artwork of my Pack-Horse Adventure collection is titled Creek Crossing. A funny story was the inspiration behind this piece… …A good friend of mine from Texas joined us a few years ago for our annual pack-horse trip. As we were riding up the...
2021 American Art Award Winner: Swimming Hole

2021 American Art Award Winner: Swimming Hole

I am proud to announce that my artwork, Swimming Hole, has won a 2021 American Art Award, juried by America’s 25 Best Galleries & Museums, in the “Innovative” category. Swimming Hole is a bas-relief that I created in 2020. It is a mixed media...
A Story of Fear! For me…

A Story of Fear! For me…

When coming up with the title of Overcoming Fear, it made me laugh at myself because it reminded me of the scariest time of my life. Back in the late 60’s, I moved to Hawaii to go to college. As I was looking for a part-time job, a friend told me about a ship called...
A Grand Teton Story

A Grand Teton Story

Many years ago, when I was just starting to carve wood, I was in my garage working on a piece when my daughter walked in and asked what I was doing. I told her that I was carving a picture of the Grand Tetons. She asked where that was, and I explained that it was in...
I can’t eat my friends’ legs!

I can’t eat my friends’ legs!

A carving I created is titled, “Home of the Frog.” This work of art was strictly created in my mind. But just for fun, I have told people that it is an image of my house… But the carving is as far as I have gotten so far in building it. As I was nearing the completion...
The Stories Behind the Art

The Stories Behind the Art

Many of my art pieces have stories behind them.  In this new blog, I will be sharing these stories with you each month. Are you wondering what the story may be behind your favorite?  Contact me and let me know. I will write about it in a future blog post. This...