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“Wood Invitational” Art Opening
June 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
“Wood Invitational” Art Work by 10 Exceptional Wood Artists Lowell Converse, Paul DeLaVergne, John Garrett, Alan Greenberg,Tom Hawley, Rob Liptak, Jim Mayer, Steve Merland, Bruce Parker, Russ Shaw “Working with wood is a joyous process” Steve Merland This is a show for lovers of wood. These 10 artists have worked with wood for many years, often since childhood. Most are self taught and learned by doing. So what do they talk about these lovers of wood? They mention the smell of wood as you work with it, the beauty of it’s grain, where the wood came from, is it found wood, reclaimed wood, scrap wood, wood that would be used for firewood. the history of the wood is important, the creativity it takes to make something gorgeous out of it, the usefulness of what you make, the artists that influenced them and the story of how they came to love working with wood. Come see beautiful, hand crafted tables and chairs, intricate, inlaid nature scenes in 100 year old barn wood box frames, sleek wood sculptures, beautiful bowls, intricate boxes, and humorous, sometimes sassy, wall art, Meet the artists at their reception, June 15th 6-9 pm. Show runs June 15-July 15. At the YSAC Gallery. 111 Corry Street, Yellow Springs, Ohio.