“Jade”

“Jade”

 A small piece of BC Jade visually pries open this form to reveal inside. Light appears as if it is coming from inside and highlights the green of the jade.

A small piece of BC Jade visually pries open this form to reveal inside. Light appears as if it is coming from inside and highlights the green of the jade.

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 My father use to love and work with BC Jade, he’s past away now, in memory of him I was able to incorporate a piece of BC Jade into this sculpture.

My father use to love and work with BC Jade, he’s past away now, in memory of him I was able to incorporate a piece of BC Jade into this sculpture.

 This is called “Kimono”, I was inspired by the shape and folds of beautiful Japanese Kimonos.

This is called “Kimono”, I was inspired by the shape and folds of beautiful Japanese Kimonos.

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 Light appears to be held by "Kimono" as it wraps around the interior space. It stand 7 ft tall, and is made from a concrete material.

Light appears to be held by "Kimono" as it wraps around the interior space. It stand 7 ft tall, and is made from a concrete material.

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 I have always been fascinated with Japanese culture, I admire the pride that I see in some of the beautiful customs. I’ve made this sculpture appear proud for this reason.

I have always been fascinated with Japanese culture, I admire the pride that I see in some of the beautiful customs. I’ve made this sculpture appear proud for this reason.

 “Untitled”  65” H  Mounted from the ceiling, the porcelain is held by a form that is treated in the Japanese tradition of Yakisugi, wood that is burned on the surface for strength, it’s charcoal colour and texture.

“Untitled”

65” H

Mounted from the ceiling, the porcelain is held by a form that is treated in the Japanese tradition of Yakisugi, wood that is burned on the surface for strength, it’s charcoal colour and texture.