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Cara O'Brien's avatar Cara O'Brien

Natural materials will meet, combine and change in "Gathered". Softly rounded wood forms (reminiscent of driftwood) will contrast with creamy white porcelain sculpted into biomorphic shapes in this abstract wall sculpture. Each of the seven columns will feature a different colored earthy finish, from creamy brown to pinkish tans, on the reclaimed Douglas fir. Tying the columns together will be an organic shaped band of individually formed clay components (which on close inspection may look like bits of coral, lichens, shells, mushrooms or other natural forms). In a quiet but visually stunning way, the work will showcase the essential beauty of the materials and at the same time explore ideas of growth and life.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 5 inches
  • Medium: Douglas Fir & Porcelain
  • Width: 6 feet
  • Year created: 2014
  • Height: 6 feet