September 1 - september 30
Reception: september 9, 5-7pm
Three artist use wood in very different ways in the exhibition Wood Work. In this exhibition, 2D and 3D, functional and decorative works fill the gallery. Learn more by clicking "Read More" below.
Shamaka Thompson is an emerging artist from the DC region who specializes in wearable wood jewelry. Cut or twisted, her works make a bold statement as both jewelry and wood art forms.
Phil Brown is a recognized wood turner who is well known for his trumpet like forms and his work in the wood turning community. (See Phil's process on the blog at: http://www.the-gray-gallery.com/blog/phil-brown)
Erik Linton uses the tree as his medium making prints of the growth rings form different types of trees across the United States.
David Knopp expands upon the connection between sculpture and drawing, pulling the lines scribbled on paper out of the wood he is sculpting. Using the 'strata” in stacked plywood he creates gesture and movement, direction and depth in the three dimensionality of his biomorphic works.