I was commissioned by Casey Woods of Emporia Main Street to produce these awards for their 25th anniversary. Congrats to all of the winners. These people among many others are what make this community grow. Advertisements
I was commissioned by James Croft of Texas to engrave an Octopus on a silver ring. This project entailed the use of a bulino graver as well as a flat graver and stippling tool for background removal.
On January 22, I was recognized by the Firearms Engraving Guild of America as a Master Engraver. Pursuing this title was a part of my sabbatical research in the fall. The jurying of the work is done in person at the FEGA convention in Las Vegas. The jurors are also current FEGA masters. The are … More FEGA Master Engraver
During my time in Asuncion I helped jury the National Engraving Competition which was organized by the Centro Cultural Paraguayo Americano (CCPA) and the Comite Paraguay Kansas (CPK). Adriana Duarte was the contest winner and the award includes a trip to Kansas in 2016 to visit regents universities. I will be coordinating Adriana’s visit next … More Comite Paraguay Kansas Trip Report
In September, I had the honor of being a part of the first University of Florida Alumni exhibition. Artists from all of UF’s studio disciplines were represented. Four of my classmates were also a part of this show – Scott Hazard – http://scotthazard.net/ Jason Mitcham – http://jasonmitcham.com/ Kymia Nawabi – http://www.kymianawabi.com/ Michael Tabie – http://twoarmsinc.com/ I also … More UF Alumni Exhibition