Fay Wood

"I've been an artist for many years and creating sculpture using found materials is my favorite form of expression. I love a quote by Virginia Woolf: ‘Arrange whatever pieces come your way.’ I also have portfolios in painting, tapestry, collage, and drawing."

Aftertaste - Assemblage 16 x 39 x 16 in.

“Art using found objects has attracted me since 1965, when I was living in the San Francisco Bay Area, and saw large sculptures by local artists made from detritus on the Bay shore. They were fantastic, noisy, beautiful works with great humor and form - I never have forgotten them. As an art student at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Mass. I began studying painting, but later, when I was attending a life drawing group, a sculptor encouraged me to carve directly in wood. This began what has become a deep love for sculpture and, later found object assemblage.

In 1992, when I finally had a permanent studio in the Hudson Valley of New York State, I began combining found objects with the cherry wood carvings I had been doing and continue to do so; adding found rag paper, wire, and paint to the mix.

I have also continued to paint, draw, and create tapestries and, recently I have completed an 18 piece portfolio of collages. I have an extensive exhibition history, including The Proskauer prize from the National Sculpture Society, exhibitions at Brookgreen Gardens, S. Carolina, Biennale Dell Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy, where I have been invited again in 2019, as well as many solo, group and invitational exhibitions in the USA. I will also be a featured artist with Artrepreneur, a website assisting artists to further their careers, in a film on PBS worldwide in April 2019.”

Mantis - Assemblage 60 x 16 x 18 in.
I Thought I Stood - Collage 28 x 21.5 in.
Matriarch - Assemblage 21 x 17 x 17 in.
Three Dreams in the Desert - Collage 26 x 22 in.

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Tiki Mulvihill

"As a multidisciplinary artist, I incorporate sculpture, performance, and audio in site-generated installations and sculptural works. I construct natural and repurposed materials, realized through pseudo-scientific research and development to expand viewer interaction to bridge imagery fact and fiction."

FLOTSAM FIXATION: 1. Courier Wild, 16.5” X 7” X 5”, 2. Presto, 8.5” X 12” X 5”, 3. Time Peace, 25” X 19” X 7.25”. Driftwood and object sculpture

Multidisciplinary artist Tiki Mulvihill incorporates sculpture, performance, and audio in site-generated installations. Although currently situated in Vancouver, Mulvihill sees herself as a reluctant nomad, moving throughout her adult-life between rural and urban communities. This transience generates an ongoing dialogue within her studio practice where she teases the supposed truths we construct in our conflicted relationships with place. Mulvihill’s work, constructed of natural and repurposed materials, is realized through pseudo-scientific research and development. It expands through viewer interaction and engagement to bridge the gaps between imaginary and actual; between fact and fiction. Her work voices contradictions of belonging in disparate environments where humans respond to ‘place’.

FLOTSAM FIXATION: 1. Chirpy Pet 32” X 11.75” X 7”, 2. Effeminate, 45” X 18” X 10.75”, 3. Mr. Winkey, 26” X 8.5” X 9”, Driftwood and object sculpture
FLOTSAM FIXATION: 1. K Spiral, 21” X 9” X 6.5”, 2. Underneath, 46” X 17.5” X 9.5”. Driftwood and object sculpture
FLOTSAM FIXATION: 1. Pinkish Purple, 23” X 7.75” X 7. 75”. 2. Alian, 29” X 12.75” X 8”, 3. Cadaver Clock, 15.25” X 7.5” X 6”, Driftwood and object sculpture
FLOTSAM FIXATION: 1. Tickle Tusker, 15.5” X 16” X 9.75”, 2. Vixen, 24” X 11” X 8”, 3. Cervidae, 33.25 X 15.75” X 9., Driftwood and object sculpture

Mulvihill was born in Alberta, Canada and earned BFA and MA Degrees at University of Idaho. Regional activities extended her roles as an artist. Her subsequent diverse career included art/dance instruction, curating and coordination of art education. Mulvihill provided the impetus for experimentation in multidisciplinary collaborative and community-based activities. Her MFA (University of Calgary) furthered varied art connections. Recently, Mulvihill’s collaborative art-ventures led to co-founding Art is Land Network, a Vancouver Canada-based collective involving usage of natural re-purposed materials within landscapes.  Also recent residencies within Alberta, Scotland and Sweden invoked Mulvihill’s intra-disciplinary approaches to unique sites.  She exhibited multiple installations and sculptures in Canada, USA, England, Scotland, Sweden and Italy.

Love Heart, Assemblage embedded in drift wood 15 x 7 x 6 in.
Era Angles, Assemblage embedded in drift wood 33 x 22 x 9 in.
Vibrant Drift, Assemblage embedded in drift wood 80 x 80 in.
Woof, Assemblage embedded in drift wood 34 x 9 x 18 in.
BC Survey Feet, Assemblage embedded in drift wood 13 x 32 x 11 in.

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Tobbe Malm

"My working process begins with a small feeling or thought, usually triggered by an encounter. Drawing on my own memories and experiences, a theme emerges. A sketch. Then to the forge. There is a brief moment in which the iron can be shaped - when it has reached 1,000 degrees Celsius. An encounter, brief and fleeting, then the metal is plunged into cold water and the expression is frozen."

The Little Centaur - Recycled mixed parts 170 x 50 x 35 cm

Blacksmith artist, Tobbe Malm was born in the former iron mining town of Norberg, Sweden, in 1960. Generations of mining shaped the lives and minds of the inhabitants. Explosions in the mine tunnels far below the streets of Norberg shook the town day and night. The iron ore was boiled in a blast furnace, the smoke from the huge chimney perpetually licking the sky. Malm cites this presence of heavy industry throughout his childhood as an influence on his work. The constancy of birth and rebirth of substance fascinated him. As a child, he tinkered with a wide range of materials assisted by his father, a keen silversmith in his spare time. Malm's work is characterized by explorations into this subject of returning. In 2008, he moved his life and workshop to Bærums Verk artist village in Oslo, Norway. He was surprised to find both his past and present suddenly brought into stark relief. 

"When you move to a new place you are meeting yourself again, like new."

Much of Malm's work since then has been influenced by the idea of the perception of stories and the spark of encounters. He probes the resilience of our experience and the immediate presence of history in our lives. For Malm, the creative process is a powerful and transformative journey for both the artist and the viewer. As a trained social worker, it was natural for him to be drawn toward art as therapy.  He created the Iron Rose for Norway (Jernrosen) Project in response to the fatal 2011 gun attack on Utøya in the Oslo fjord, which left 77 people dead. Malm was inspired by the Norwegian Prime Ministers message of togetherness in the wake of the tragedy and by the "sea of roses" laid all over Oslo in mourning. He asked people forge to roses from iron. Hundreds of roses flooded in from all over the world; some delivered by hand from as far away as Australia. Meanwhile, Tobbe worked with survivors, their families, and those close to victims, to forge iron roses at his workshop. The artistic process provides the opportunity for healing by creating a space where grief can be viewed and shared. To date, there are more than 900 pieces in the collection. Malm was awarded the 2014 Alfred Habermann Memorial Prize for his work. He continues to dedicate himself to the process of creating art and telling stories. "I never know which way the piece will go. The process opens new doors for me."

OPUS FERRUM - Orion - Recycled mixed parts 50 x 25 x 15 cm
CrowBird - Recycled mixed parts 150 x 50 x 40 cm
Creation Theory - Forged iron, recycled mixed parts 160 x 50 x 40 cm
HorseAnimal - Forged iron, recycled mixed parts 120 x 80 x 40 cm

Tobbe Malm has taken part in several significant exhibitions around Oslo, including the Akerhus Kunstsenters “Kunstvisitten” Oslo Bussterminalen exhibition in February of this year, and Kunstrettvest (2015, 2016 and 2017), and has been commissioned to produce several public sculptures and traditional blacksmith gates. He received worldwide acclaim for his Bolt Poetry series, which was exhibited internationally through 2015-2017.


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Mary Di Iorio

Untitled - Ceramics

Born in Itabirito, MG, Brazil, Mary Di Iorio began her life as a plastic artist in the spring of 1969, exhibiting at Galeria do Minas Tenis Clube - Salão Jovem. There followed more exhibitions, collective and individual and travel throughout the country and abroad. Mary Di Iorio collaborated in the formation of the Faculty of Arts, Federal University of Uberlândia - MG, where she was a teacher and Chair of the Department. She is the author of the book "Ceramics in Brazil: Systematization Bibliographic." and has been published in critical catalogs, magazines, books, newspapers etc.

Untitled - Ceramics
Untitled - Ceramics
Untitled - Ceramics
Untitled - Ceramics

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Arturo Javier Reyes Medina

The inner tension of the heart is carved into the two-dimensionality of the painting: the essence of the friction of the soul with the world and oneself. Lately, Arturo is partially abandoning figurative work and beginning to experiment with bas-reliefs and digital media.

Genoveses - Bas-relief with driftwood 60 x 54 x 16 cm 4.000€

Arturo Javier Reyes Medina is a Spanish artist from Granada (Andalusia) who currently lives and works in Biel / Bienne (Switzerland). An eclectic multi-disciplinary artist, he simultaneously expresses himself in figurative and abstractive works, in a variety of media: painting, sculpture, photography, digital and video art. Arturo holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Granada. He continued his education in the Netherlands with Erasmus Hogeschool Rotterdam Omstreken, Erasmus University Rotterdam and at the Faculty of Arts: Academie voor Beeldemde Vorming, Catholic University of Tilburg. He earned a Master's in Pedagogy and the first phase of Ph.D. studies (Teaching Period) at the University of Granada.

Aguamarga - Bas-relief in driftwood and other organic materials on reinforced canvas 120 x 85 x 12 cm 6.500€
Plastic - Bas-relief with driftwood and plastics associated with it 65 x 34 x 12 cm 3.000€
The Door - Bas-relief with driftwood and others founded materials (algae, sponges, bones....). Illuminated with LED light ( LED off here) 254 x 98 x 15 cm 12.000€
Ying-Yang - Painted Bas-relief with driftwood 147x 115x 9 cm 8.500€

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Lobykin

"A compelling aspect of art is its potential to transport us from the ordinary to the ecstatic, a heightened state of clarity and bliss." - Lew Carson

Neuron - Bronze 16 x 26 x 9 in. - $18,000

“While I’m a classically trained master stone carver, as an artist and sculptor I work in a variety of materials. I express my conceptually driven ideas in novel sculptural form, experimenting with texture, materials, color, or interactive elements.   

Observing the natural world and mystery of transformation inspires me. I’m fascinated by a harmony of contradictions between chaos and order, light and darkness, good and bad. I explore how they’re interconnected, how they can stay in balance, and how the meaning of thought or beauty can take shape in physical form.

I am a creator, an action-oriented man who is excited to make new things. For me, art is as natural and necessary as breathing or eating. It gives my life purpose. My artwork indulges my curiosity about the world and allows me to communicate and engage with others. Art is my contribution to society.

Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, I am now a resident of Silicon Valley. As an international man and product of globalization, I live and work in the shrinking space between traditions of the past and uncertainty of the emerging future.”

Flex Cube - Bronze 12 x 12 x 12 in. - $12,000
Talking Heads - Bronze 24 x 12 x 12 in. - $12,000
Pixel - Bronze 13 x 13 x 13 in. - $12,000
Sea Foam - Carrara marble 11ft 6 in. x 7ft x 3ft 6 in. - NFS

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Cynthia Fleischmann

“My 'bodypaintography' has been an exploration of connecting humans visually into their environments, similar to how animals relate to their spaces using matching spots, stripes or colors. All models are naked to celebrate the body, and red hands are my signature, representing aspects of humanity.”

Burning Man; Ashes to Ashes; Dust to Dust NV, 2014 - Edition of 4 15 x 23 in. $1,400

Cynthia Fleischmann calls herself a 'bodypaintographer.' Her artform, 'bodypaintography', incorporates a person into their surroundings by her painting directly onto their body and photographing the resulting dialogue between the person(s) and place. Painted red palms are her signature, symbolizing humanity.

Cynthia is a Miami-based artist who grew up in Küsnacht, ZH, Switzerland and Dover, MA, USA. She earned her BA in Painting from the University of Miami in 2010 and continued with a full scholarship and Teacher's Assistant position to attain her Masters of Fine Arts in Photography. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2014 and has continued her career as an artist.

In October 2015, Cynthia was hit by a car while riding her motorcycle on the highway and lost her right leg above the knee. Recovery has been a process, but she is grateful to be alive and continues to do her 'bodypaintography' artwork wherever she goes (luckily she still has her hands).

Cynthia’s 'bodypaintography' photographs have been exhibited in Miami Florida at the Lowe Art Museum, The Coral Gables Museum, The Wynwood Building, GAB Studio, in Switzerland at ArtSpace (Luzern) and the Galerie Zur Stockeregg (Zurich), and at numerous art fairs including: PhotoBasel, ParisPhoto, RedDot Miami, Spectrum Miami, Art Miami, Art Palm Beach, MIA SeaFair, CaneFair, and See.Me, taking over Times Square (New York), and Art Concept with the Bold Beauty Project.

'Bodypaintography' has been featured in multiple articles including Deco Drive, Miami, ‘Meet them Mondays’ podcast, the Sonntagsblick (Switzerland, 26.6.2016), ArtBasel Miami 2015 edition of FineArt Magazine, NY, Women In The World in association with The New York Times, 2015, in The Y Life Miami, 2015, in Absolute UK, 2015, in the New York Summer edition of FineArt Magazine 2014, in Day & Night Guide 2014 Zurich & Luzern, Switzerland, Stories of U 2014 by the University of Miami, Huffington Post ArtBasel 2013 article, Best of College & High School Photography.

Bodypaintography: Rusted Container Sri Lanka, 2018 - Edition of 4 35 x 53 in. $2,400
Bodypaintography: Railroad CA, 2015 Edition of 4 23 x 35 in. $1,800
Bodypaintography: Oriental Rug MA, 2017 Edition of 4 15 x 23 in. $1,400
Bodypaintography: Window Sri Lanka, 2018 Edition of 4 23 x 35 in. $1,800

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Arthur Dworin

Dworin improvises with forms that resonate musically with his own spiritual explorations.  I hope that “the spirit in these works will act as a key to awaken what is already deep within the observer, anew with each viewing, bringing a greater awareness of our inner and outer universes.”

Dune - Mixed Media Bas Relief, 36 x 48 in. - $8,500

Born in Detroit, Michigan, 1943, Arthur Dworin studied at Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts (now: College for Creative Studies) Art Students League, Woodstock and has had fellowships with Arnold Blanch Fellow, Ossibow Is and has a resume which includes many solo shows. Visit his website to read his full biography.

Traversed Terrain - Mixed Media Bas Relief, Diptych, 48 x 64 in. - $9,500
Renewal - Mixed Media Bas Relief, Diptych 84 x 64 in. SOLD
Ascent - Mixed Media Bas Relief, Tripych 84 x 120 in. - $20,000
Ebb & Flow - Mixed Media Bas Relief, Diptych 48 x 64 in. - $9,500

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Elizabeth Frank

"My carving style is inspired by iconic images found in folk, tribal and primitive art. The themes I choose are personal yet universal. My love for the natural world and my concern for the environment translate into works about the complex relationship between humans and nature in this modern age."

Following the Dog Star - Migration Series

Arizona-based, American artist Elizabeth Frank feels a communion with trees. It began with a childhood spent exploring the outdoors. At age nine her family moved for several years to Olympia, Washington. There the rainforests near her home became her sanctuary. Now living in the Sonoran Desert she still visits the forests of Nothern Arizona or New Mexico at least once a year to gather aspen for her carvings. She thinks of each visit as a pilgrimage.

After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Arizona State University Frank spent several years working in the film industry. On her jobs buying for and decorating sets she enjoyed transforming spaces to create believable locations. The quest to find the perfect objects to help propel a narrative ignited her love of found things. Now she incorporates this same quest into her artwork.

A native of the desert southwest Frank spent most of her childhood just sixty miles from the US/Mexico border. Her father, a social worker, worked part-time in a border community. Her family often visited Mexico. As a young adult, she explored the country more thoroughly. Through those travels, she found great artistic inspiration. One such trip led to studies in language and sculpture in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Journeys near and far continue to inspire her.

Her artwork can be seen in galleries and fairs throughout the United States. It’s been featured in television, film, and books. Elizabeth Frank is honored to have her pieces included in collections around the US and abroad.

Book of Souls
Butterfly Lesson
Grace
Cloud Prayer
Book of Spirits - Carved fallen aspen, reclaimed wood, antique tintype photographs, tin, mica, acrylic paint, wax, 48 x 12.75 x 6.5 in.
Migration - Carved fallen aspen, antique tin, found objects, mica, acrylic paint, wax, 84 x 16 x 16 in.
Wildflower Woman - Carved fallen aspen, reclaimed wood, tin, acrylic paint, wax, 26x 9 x 5 in.
Cloud Woman- Carved fallen aspen, reclaimed wood, antique tin, amate bark paper, mica, acrylic, metal leaf, wax, 31 x 8 x 10 in.
Migration #3 - Carved fallen aspen, bronze, acrylic paint, metal leaf, wax, 18.5 x 18 x 8 in.

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Lynn Creighton

Reclaiming The Sacred Source by Lynn Creighton

“I create the female form from a sacred source of inspiration and commitment. This work has evolved from my deep inner conviction that female energy, fully aware of itself, will contribute essential wisdom to critical issues facing the planet.”

Reclaiming the Sacred Source: Gaia - Bronze 13 x 10 x 8 in.

“Since earning a Master's Degree, I have for forty years created and exhibited bronze figures expressing the idea that women must reclaim their right and ability to celebrate themselves and life. These figures have been seen across the United States, several times in France, in Luxemburg, in South Africa, and in Japan. I have completed a book on the subject:  Paradise Lost: The Mystery and Power of Women's Sexuality.

Currently, I am working on a series called "Love, What's it to Ya" about the positive and negative ways we approach love. My work is informed by a deep involvement in Native American transformational ceremonies which I have participated in and led for over 30 years. I have produced many events celebrating feminine energy and been interviewed for television.”

Lynn Creighton was born in Los Angeles, California and lives in Ventura. She holds a BS in Elementary Education from UCLA and Temple University, BA in Art from California State University Northridge and MA in Ceramic Sculpture from California State University Northridge.

Love, Wat's It to Ya: Deceit at the Core of the Shared Dream - Bronze 18 x 10 x 10 in.
Reclaiming the Sacred Source: Orchid - Bronze 13 x 6 x 6 in.
Reclaiming the Sarced Source: Morning Glory - Bronze 22 x 12 x 12 in.
Reclaiming the Sacred Source: Angelina - Bronze 15 x 15 x 15 in.

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