Life in Wood

2012 ArtPrize Entry
2012 6th place

This is a fur seal carved from a single, black walnut log. Unlike most entries, I want people to gently touch my work. Only then can one truly appreciate the techniques that produced this amazing fur-like texture. It took a couple of years to dry the log and stabilize it to prevent cracking and checking. I've got approx 4,000 hours of actual carving on the piece itself. Please stop by the BOB and say hello to witness this unique style of sculpture. Thanks for supporting grassroots art endeavors!

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 36"
  • Medium: Wood
  • Width: 36"
  • Year created: 2012
  • Height: 72"

Venue & Connection Information

Space desired for a 10 x 10 booth to allow artist demonstration.

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: No
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: No
  • Outdoor Space needed: Yes
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: Yes

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