Mornings over Midgard

(2-27-19) I entered this in our local Veterans Creative Arts competition and won first place in the sculpture category! After practicing on the large faces, I'm back to doing a smaller scale piece. I'm focusing this time on composition and overall movement in the piece. This one is Odin releasing one of his ravens, (Huginn), [...]

The Price of Fame

Continuing on my theme of strong women, I decided to go in the opposite direction from The Fighter.  Social media and social media stardom comes at a cost to women and that cost is often in the form of sexual idealization.  This work is trying to capture that cost. Final was cast in Bondo and [...]

The Fighter

(Update 2: September 8th, 2018- "The Fighter was awarded a first place ribbon at the Utah State Fair in the Creative Arts Amateur division! The Greenman won BEST OF SHOW!) (Update: August 11, 2018 - So I entered this piece in our local county fair. It won first prize in the Fine Arts (FA) Sculpture [...]

Yggdrasil Dying

An important aspect of art is establishing a purpose for your work. I have been reading "Norse Mythology" by Neil Gaiman recently and given our current political climate, knew I wanted to create something that comments on our difficulties with climate change and anti-science rhetoric and how it is effecting our planet. I thought the [...]

Hello Darkness

Back to familiar territory and my darker themes... Simon and Garfunkel's song "The Sounds of Silence" has been a favorite of mine since I first heard it as a kid. Recently, a hard rock band I really enjoy called "Disturbed" remade the song. Their version is now my favorite version and I wanted to do [...]

The Green Man

(Update 2: September 8th, 2018 - The Greenman won a first place ribbon and BEST OF SHOW at the Utah State Fair in the Creative Arts Amateur Category!!! I'm thrilled! My other piece, "The Fighter" was awarded a first place ribbon as well!) (Update August 11, 2018 - I entered this piece along with "The [...]