Michelle and I and some friends took a tour of the Fantiscritti marble quarry east of Carrara, Italy. We calculated a morning with good weather, as the clouds and accompanying storms can swoop in very quickly in the afternoons. We chose a Sunday, […]
I’ve been working for 5 weeks now at my friends’ studio in Seravezza, Italy and am pleased that my Muse has returned. One of the key goals of Michelle’s and my year living and working abroad has been fulfilled.
I’ve been working at the studio of my friends, Nicolas Bertoux and Cynthia Sah in Seravezza. Italy now for three weeks, looking to entice my Muse back. I am happy to report she has been waiting for me and has […]
A big part of Michelle’s and my Intermission Year abroad is for me to once again work under the Tuscan sun in a marble carving studio, this time in Seravezza, Italy. After three months of traveling across the USA, the […]
Many years ago, longtime supporters and collectors, the Stormorkens told me about a sculpture park in their native country that I simply had to visit. As a stone sculptor, they felt I really should know about Gustav Vigeland and his work. I researched […]
We walked from our B&B through a bit of Oslo, Norway and discovered the Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Sculpture Park within the Royal Palace Gardens. It is designed specifically for children, by children. The project was started in 2016 and is funded […]
I have been volunteering on the Grouse Mountain Snow Sculpting Team in Vancouver, BC, Canada for three years now, and the team captain is a retired international sand sculpture competitor. Alan Matsumoto has regaled me with stories of his work, and I have […]
Although I’ve written a post about why Michelle and I are working and travelling abroad for a year, here is a visual recap for you. This was recorded in our rental car, driving across the plains of USA, enroute to New York City to board the Queen Mary 2 for our trans-Atlantic crossing.