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“In pursuit of the essence of bird and animal, I use a kind of bronze calligraphy to define the interplay of form and space. Using the play of polar opposites--external and internal, positive and negative space--I establish the boundaries of my artistic experience.”

After a B.A. from Whittier College, I attended Claremont Graduate School in art and Arizona State University in art history.  Then I worked at an art bronze foundry, and with the help of my wife Anne, who is also an artist member of the CAA, I  launched my professional career in 1971. Since then I have won numerous first place awards for sculpture in national and international competitions and am represented in private and public collections throughout the world.


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