Sculpture of a Woman- A Work-in-Progress

Sculpture of a Woman- Untitled

The sculpture, a work-in-progress, measures H17″ W4″ D3″ and is made of pecan wood.  Marika is in the process of refining the figure and will soon begin sanding by hand.

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The Ascetic

Studio Photos of The Ascetic

A few days ago, The Ascetic took up permanent residence in New Braunfels.  Since you will not see him out and about anytime soon, we would like to share these farewell photos with you.  We will surely miss him.

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Ascetic Half Front

Ascetic Left Front

Ascetic Half left Front

Ascetic back

Marika’s Irene Wins First Place at the Inspire Art Center Gala

The sculpture Irene won First Place 3D at the Inspire Art Center Gala: Inspire’s on Fire Paris Style.  The juror was James Hendricks.

Irene Cypress Knee H26″ W8″ D8″

Irene
Cypress Knee
H26″ W8″ D8″

The event included the art competition, art demonstrations, music, a silent auction, food  and art work from several Inspire community-based art projects including Alpha House.  T

he following is from the Website of Inspire Fine Art Center: Mission- “To advocate and celebrate the arts as a force for education and healing across our diverse cultural communities.”  You will find the link to the Inspire Website on the left side of this page under Art Organizations.

Tranquil-Essence: A 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

Celebration

To celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary a couple commissioned a sculpture.  What an honor it is for me to be part of such a momentous and personal occasion.  Such an honor and trust does raise the bar of creativity and excellence.  Tranquil-Essence is made of pecan and has a mesquite base.

Tranquil-Essence

Tranquil-Essence

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Invitation to Artist Reception on Sunday, July 21

The Georgetown Public Libray-Texas Society of Sculptors Sixth Annual Summer Sculpture Show

The artist reception for the sculpture show is Sunday, July 21, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.  This is a beautiful exhibit that is open through September 27, 2013.  There are over 105 works of sculpture on display at the library.  The library is a few blocks from the town square at 402 W. 8th Street, Georgetown, TX.

If you visit the library, you will see Marika’s two new sculptures, From Dream to Fairytale and The Storm, and the very tall Gwaihir standing at 14′.

Below is additional information about the show.

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The Ascetic- Pecan Wood Sculpture

On July 13, Marika completed The Ascetic her newest sculpture.  The markings on the face of the monk are natural.  At times you follow the will of the wood and allow it to tell the story.  The sculpture is pecan wood.   With the base, the dimensions are H 27″ W 8″ D 8″.   

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Ascetic 1

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