2020 Sculpture Artists
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Ceramic sculptures fired to cone 4 colored w/ iron oxides and applied pigments.
All of the mixed processes are completed by myself. I combine Hot Glass and Kiln cast glass pieces with fabricated bronze. Many of my connections are cold, with a variety of exotic fasteners and screws. While the processes are varied, including hammered copper and flame cut metals, each is utilized only to complete a vision. I draw each piece out extensively ahead of time and work the parts one at a time.
Large scale ceramic sculptures of animals.
New Albany, Indiana
I am a fourth-generation Montanan with a background in fine arts and design, including interior design and children’s theater. Because of my background in scene and costume design, manipulating fabrics and found objects into sculptures comes second nature to me. They are each a piece of theatre and inspiration can come from anywhere. A name, a piece of fabric, or a discarded brooch can be the basis of a character.
Will Grant was born in Montclair, NJ in 1969 and as a young child moved to Palm Springs, CA with his family where he grew up. He studied ceramics in high school and then furthered his education while attending College of the Desert in Palm Springs, CA.
My work strives, through the medium of bronze, glass and stainless steel, to transform the ‘boundless world of imagination’ into something tactile and expressive. An admiration for classical and contemporary artwork combined with extensive knowledge in anatomy, metal fabrication and the foundry arts (mold making, waxes, casting, welding, metal finishing and patination) allow me to physically illuminate my thoughts.
Sandia Park, New Mexico
Typically, my paintings and sculptures depict two or more people. This is simply meant to express my understanding of humans as social beings. Like living people, my characters are most happy when they are among family, friends and others with common interests.
Nature, motion and repeating geometric shapes are my driving influence depicted in my sculpture today. The study of scared geometry and its relationship to everything in nature encourages me represent normally static geometric shapes with softer curved lines mixing the masculine and feminine traits. I work in mostly stainless steel with accents in copper, brass & bronze.