From Mathematics to Sculpture

Yesterday I went to a lecture at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) by Dr. George Hart. Michael Cottrell, Professor of Sculpture at FSCJ, who was also our judge at our show at the Jacksonville Fair, had brought Dr. Hart from the Stony Brook University, NY where he is a professor of engineering.

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Art 2 Ways

In my last blog I talked about an art weekend where we saw a lot of different artistic works including the preparation of Dim Sum at Blue Bamboo. Yesterday we also had a chance to experience two different kinds of art in the same evening.

First was the opening of the Small Objects

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Art Weekend

It seems that fall, especially as you approach the Holiday season, gets really busy. Last weekend was one of those times, but fortunately I was able to squeeze in all the events I wanted to attend.

I usually participate in the Small Objects show at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach each

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Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild – Turning 2015 Symposium

For the next two years I am the Chairman of the Florida Woodturning Symposium. Although I’ve been involved with this symposium in a number of capacities for six years, I know there is always more to learn. As Chairman, this is the time to do it.

My wife has family in Cincinnati, so

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Nick Agar

Last weekend my turning club had Nick Agar come to do a full day demo and a Hands-On worshop. I was familiar with Nick’s work since I had been his videographer at the AAW Symposium in Tampa, so when I heard he was on an extended tour of the US and had some

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More Shows

I am one of those convinced that Jacksonville is moving more toward a arts rich city. Last week we went to two more show openings, making four in eight days and there were a number of others we didn’t make. I know that in many cities this pace would be considered absolutely glacial,

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Two Views of Sculpture

Thursday evening was the opening reception for the Northeast Florida Sculptors show at the University of North Florida. I was very pleased to have two of my pieces, “Monopus” and “Pierced” in the show.

This show had a lot of interest from local sculptors with 85 pieces submitted by 35 artists.

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Joelle Dietrick – Project Atrium

Last night we went to see the opening of the new Project Atrium. The artist this time is Joelle Dietrick, who did a mural covering most of the Atrium space.

The piece is called “Cargomobilities” and was inspired by a trip Joelle took to Jaxport. She was really impressed with the scale

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