Journey to Proclamation
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For those in life that have the passion and courage to trudge forward through hard times, weaving in and out of temporary obstacles a voice awakens. It is in that moment one can find their “Journey to Proclamation”.

Apogee
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Images of the powerful & iconic eagle seem to radiate from this sculpture. Though stationary, it conjures up images of what it might appear like as it has reached its “Apogee”.

Ascension
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It’s interesting as a piece comes together, as it sometimes begins to reveal itself in unexpected ways. When completed, “Ascension” was a clear cut name for the piece. It portrays the enduring love that died on a cross. Lifted up … Read More

Constellation
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I was thrilled to be invited by The Works Museum. Showcasing sculpture work for the public is so rewarding and profoundly humbling. The environment which artists’ display the work at the museum is wonderful with tremendous room for art to … Read More

ReEntry
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This piece was just a time to have a little fun. It is springy by nature and shimmers in the wind. It reminds me of a spacecraft that has returned from a long journey showing signs of heat stress on … Read More

She Walked In
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Someone asked me, “How do you name the pieces that your create?” I replied, “The sculptures reveal their names to me”. This piece is aptly named “She Walked In” because of the beauty and elegance of the sculptures poise and … Read More

Journey to Proclamation
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Hot out of the Studio! This is the “Journey to Proclamation” sculpture which is well suited for outdoor enjoyment, not that it can’t be used indoors, but it looks great amongst the landscape. Overall the piece has received a complete … Read More

Two Degrees of Separation
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The commissioned sculpture is complete. The customer wanted something light, airy, and unobtrusive because of the great views she has from her apartment at Goodale Landing. She wanted a little bit of red in it in some fashion so that … Read More

Journey to Proclamation
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This is a piece I wouldn’t normally do but I sketched it and it looked intriguing. It is in its raw stage before the patina and clear process but thought I’d share it with you beforehand. The sculpture for meĀ entails … Read More

Coveted Silence
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Fresh out of the Studio! I didn’t realize it until it started taking shape but I can envision this sculpture morphing into a downtown building. Presence, sophistication, elegance, hey, a guy can dream right? You never know, maybe it pops … Read More

Putting the Pedal to the Pedestal
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Gallery pedestals for sculpture work or other forms of artwork can be very costly to purchase online and the sky seems to be the limit for options and pricing. So having the ability to build them myself proved to be … Read More

“Ballando”
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NEW… This steel sculpture is complete! At just over 5ft tall this piece wood look great indoors or out. I used violet dioxide patina over steel and then hand burnished the finish to reveal a brushed steel look beneath the … Read More

Columbus Art Festival
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If your in or around the Columbus, Ohio area between June 9 & 11 be sure to enjoy one of the largest arts festival in the US, The Columbus Arts Festival. It’s been voted top 25 in the country and … Read More

Kinetic
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“Kinetic” is a steel and wood sculpture designed to showcase a kind of energy and movement. The wood sculpture appears to float in the center of the design providing a more interesting balance and suspense.

In Progress – steel & wood sculpture
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Time to let this sculpture sit for a few days to let the patina deepen and then move on to applying the clear finish coats. After the clear coats it will be time for a few more coats of Tung … Read More

The Holidays are over
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The Holidays are over and it’s back to the shop. I’m working on two sculptures, one is using burlwood as the main theme of the piece and the second is the 6ft tall piece with the bored out hardwood log. … Read More

Molten Steel
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I love what molten steel can do under the right conditions. I will continue experimenting with the effects of magnetic field and gravity on molten steel. Here you can see the marvelous organic structure of the steel when it reveals … Read More

New Sculpture in Progress
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Last week was a productive week on the easel as well as jump starting a new metal sculpture. I was able to make a quick rendering and turn that sketch into some tangible work. I’ve completed cutting the main body … Read More

Poised Rebel
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Poised Rebel is a metal sculpture that conjures up images of the laid back, hands in pocket attitude but with the wisdom of the ages.

Four Corners Storm – acrylic on canvas
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An abstract acrylic painting portraying the the red clay as it shifts beneath the Four Corners storm. I can still recall the smell of the desert storms as the dry air was split by the monsoon rains.

New Project | Poised Rebel
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With the website up and running it’s back to work in the studio. This is Poised Rebel which will stand between 5 to 6 feet tall and is constructed of steel. I’ll probably end up blackening the piece chemically which … Read More

Red Arena – Acrylic on Canvas
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Sold to a wonderful gallery not far from me. www.sunbearstudio.com

Freedom – Sculpture
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Copper plating over steel & Dioxide patina. Mounted to flagstone.

Time to play “Catch Up”!
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I need to play a little catch up. I’ll be posting my previous work to bring it all up to the current day…Of course you can head over to www.xotericdesign.com to see it now. Thanks!

Orbit
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To kick things off, here is a piece that I completed several months ago. Polished steel and patina’d copper mounted to white concrete base.

Grand Opening
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This is a heavy subject. It’s about the Grand Opening of Xoteric Online. The Metal Art Sculpture & Canvas Paintings are available at my website, www.xotericdesign.com. I look forward to getting the Shop page up and running within the next … Read More