These carved stone urns feature a reproduction of the historic home’s street address, carved into the limestone entry. Part of the joy of being an artist that specializes in commissions is working with the client to make each piece unique and personal.
These limestone urns are each unique on close inspection. They are based on the concept of Earth, Air, Water, and Fire, and the handles reveal the distinctions. This is one of the Air handles. This is the handle on the other side of Air. Water, brilliantly carved by Matthew Palmer. I included this extra shot […]
These formal urns are based on a Greek original, but are unique and personal to the owners. Each Happy little gargoyle says “good morning” to the home every day. Except the grumpy one. Fun and having fun are a huge part of the commissioning process. Have fun with the process! Nestled in among the leaves, […]
This patio of Rhyton Tables is one of my earliest large commissions, and it was a blast to explore. Each piece was left to me to conceive, but each was carved by Matthew Palmer. Matthew started working with me when he was nineteen. This was a few years into our association. He’s only gone beyond […]
These beautiful urns and pier caps are much larger than they look here; the post is 4′ square. These are first turned on a lathe, and then the details are hand carved.
Over the years I’ve donated many times to charities. My favorite cause is children’s literacy.This client bought my services in a live auction, and this bench is what we came up with.
Outside the Blind Lemon in Cincinnati. Make sense? I’ve been told that Johnny Cash sat on this bench. How cool is that? Having fun with ideas…
This outdoor table and bench set has aged well. Almost twenty years strong now. Materials that have been proven to withstand centuries, even used in a very contemporary way, maintain an agelessness that seems at peace with the seasons.