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Huntsville Sculpture

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A couple of weeks ago when I came to Huntsville to visit Wade Wharton, he wanted me to meet a couple of his artist friends.  One was the pique assiette artist Bill Wilson, and the other was John Farrer, who does silkscreen and paints:

Artist John Farrer

sculpts wood:
Artist John Farrer

does inlaid wood:
Artist John Farrer

carves stone, including Minnesota soapstone (flat on the table):

Artist John Farrer

sculpts metal:
Artist John Farrer

makes assemblages:
Artist John Farrer

...and does *all* kinds of designs for residential, commercial, and public projects.  High profile pieces.  This was a gate that was to be at the Alabama Veterans Memorial:
Artist John Farrer

...here he is showing Mr. Wharton a model of the sculptural piece designed for the memorial:
Artist John Farrer

Artist John Farrer

...and today I saw it in person.  Wow.  It makes the space.:
Artist John Farrer

Nice.
Artist John Farrer

Looking up from the base:
Artist John Farrer
Architect friends, art friends: send me an email for his contact information...

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