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 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 […]
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.
We have made it safely to Brooklyn, NY, USA after 7 days driving across the continent. When we crested the last ridge of New Jersey and saw the Manhattan skyline, we were excited and relieved. We made the decision to enter Manhattan via the Lincoln Tunnel, cross the island into Brooklyn where our B&B is […]
It has been a long-time dream for Michelle and I to live and work abroad for a year, and we are finally executing the plan. We have said goodbye to our cozy home in North Vancouver, BC, Canada and are on our way to the UK and Europe.
I can finally show you how 60% of my public art sculpture project for Vancity Savings Credit Union was done. For the period of production of the two granite sculptures, I was under a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Vancity, as they wanted the project to be a surprise when they were installed. Titled “Perception/Perspective”, […]