Out on the road…

furnaceI’ve been fortunate enough to be asked to be a visiting artist next week at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville GA, where we will be completing their first aluminum furnace!  Fellow WVU graduate student and alum Matt Forrest is now faculty at GCSU, and I look forward to meeting the rest of the faculty and students and sharing what we’ve been up to at Fairmont State University.

I’m also excited to be traveling to Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham for the National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices.  Lots going on at this event, giving a demo on pattern making, helping Professor Kurt Dyrhaug and his students on their furnace, a piece in the Professional Exhibition, and giving a presentation on the 2018 International Cast Iron in Art Conference in Scranton PA.  Busy Busy!


New Castings from Sculpture I

A great cross-section of new work by the FSU Intro to Sculpture crew, especially considering I didn’t give them much time to get patterns made and molds packed up this fall.  Another big thanks to the Shepherd U sculpture department for having us down to pour and the folks at Quikrete for generously supplying us with a great sand for molds-

Small castings headed to the Bayou

unhinged, seized, and slippage have been selected to 2015 20″x20″x20″: A National Compact Exhibition  at the Union Gallery at LSU.  I’m honored to have this work chosen from over 300 pieces submitted, and win a merit award by the juror.  This means unhinged gets a new crate for this next journey, as the miles that little guy has logged has been tough on the plywood.  The show is scheduled to be displayed in their newly renovated gallery April 9 – June 10, 2015.