Monday, November 24, 2008
Early in the month Vic and I took advantage of lovely fall weather and some amazing fall color. A short hike took us to an historic location, the spot where the first shot of the French and Indian War occurred. Spooky.
We also stopped at our favorite demonstration farm to visit cows, pigs and sheep.
Since I didn’t get to spend my usual summer in Loveland doing the sculpture shows and catching up on foundry work, I had to fit work in this fall. I was a little late for elk bugling, but a ride into the mountains upon first arriving allowed me a last glimpse at the sparkling gold of the aspen leaves before they fell.
I spent much of the time completing my new pieces;
“A Mighty Roar” (7"H)“Itchy Colt” (6.5"H)
and two Gemsbok (oryx, antelope) that are based on a thick piece of black granite with rough cut sides. They are quite dramatic.
These will be with me along with many of my other works at the Waterfowl Festival in Easton, MD November 14-16.
Labor Day weekend was the start of a lot of exciting activity. Vic and I headed for
“MMM…Tasty” was not only accepted into the show, but was chosen to be a part of the tour. Select pieces will be shown in a number of Museum’s around the country over the coming year. I am honored to be chosen.
Vic left the day after Labor Day and I stayed with his family.
Later in the week Sarah joined me in a drive to
A few weeks later was the opening reception for the Artists for Conservation show at the