Friday Faves: A Walk in the Woods

25 May

I’ve made no secret here of how enamored I am by trees.  There is just something so inherently beautiful within the elements of a tree, it isn’t any wonder than artists whose work utilizes wood possess such natural grace and elegance.  Here are a few of my favorites!

Nestler series by Grant Ward, maple burl, spun aluminum
& padauk, 19×8

Cleave series by Joe Segal, 9×18

Cities and Signs by Evan Blackwell, wood, 26x22x2

A Lightness in Being, Exercises in Zen #2 by Christian Burchard, madrone burl, 12x12x26

Grant Ward  | Joe Segal | Evan BlackwellChristian Burchard 

How about you, Artsies?  Any wood-obsessed artists I should know about?  Tell me in the comments below!

Featured image is Untitled ( Birds on a Wire ) by Evan Blackwell, mixed media, 8×11.75×2.75.  All images are via the artist’s websites, linked above.

3 Responses to “Friday Faves: A Walk in the Woods”

  1. 35andupcynicismonhold May 27, 2012 at 3:19 am #

    The last one is so cool, especially how it achieves balance… 🙂

  2. simon0252 May 27, 2012 at 8:43 am #

    Great art. Love the grain in the Cleave series by Joe Segal.

    • Lesley May 27, 2012 at 9:30 am #

      All of his work is incredible! One of my all time favorites.

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