Monday, February 21, 2011

There Must be a Horse Here Somewhere

Thanks to Elaine and Jason at Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale I will be creating 2 new horses similar to the Blue Horse which has gone on to new owners in Grand Marais.
                                           Blue Horse

Susan, my returning assistant, and I will be down on the farm, so to speak, working on horses and cowboys for the Kickin' Show at Grand Hand Gallery. (scroll down on the link) This show opens April 1, the next day we will have the remaining horses loaded in the trailer headed for Scottsdale.
Here is what it looks like to start on one of these sculptures. There must be a horse in the foundry somewhere.

By the way, this is Susan who worked with me years ago and is back again. I am soooo happy to have her back.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Career Development Grant

I am pleased to report I have been awarded a Career Development Grant from The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. These grants are funded by the State of Minnesota and the McKnight Foundation.
Specifically this will help me create new work for two art shows I am participating in this year. April 1 is the opening of a show at Grand Hand Gallery, St. Paul. In August I am participating in a show at the Johnson Heritage Gallery in Grand Marais.
Currently I am working on a model and a presentation to the City of Duluth, MN for the new Police Headquarters building. I am one of three finalists for this large public project.