Catch the Wind - 21"x 26" - Cedar Pitch
The nearly transparent quality of this unique,
hard-to-find piece of solid pitch truly illuminates
the hair and smiling face of this young woman.
Remembering the Past - 27" with base - Cedar Pitch
The strength of the resinous tree limb from
which this piece is carved, will eternally
reflect in the face of this tribal elder.
Winter Robe - 28'' with base - Cedar Pitch
The texture of this pitchy limb enshrouds
this loyal warrior like a buffalo robe in winter.
Against the Wind - 28" with base - Cedar Pitch
Long after the tree has died, the movements of
the gathering resins are still implied through the
flow of this young woman's hair and feather.
Descending - 34" with base - Cedar
The feeling of falling is evoked in the texture
and form of this hollowed log as it reveals a woman's
softly waving hair and reflective expression.
Emerging - 40" with base - Cedar
The cocoon fbrm implicit in the wood
envelopes and protects this woman
throughout her earthly transformations.
Of the Earth - 10" x 14" - Cedar Pitch
Over many years, the resins flowed through
this wood until I uncovered the face of this
ancient warrior waiting for revelation.
The Spirit Sleeps - 36" Wall Hanging - Cedar
The trunk of a cedar tree harbored the image of this
man whose spirit still sleeps within the wood's grain.