John Osmond displays his incredible stone creations that worship the gods of Mexico whilst living and breathing their culture for decades. It is difficult to comprehend that one man designed and built these sculptures in one lifetime whilst embracing another culture.
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Storytelling through Sculpture
BY JUDY BONZI
@ VOL 18
ON SEP 13, 2013
Judy Bonzi shares her artistic process of creating sculptures around themes of the human condition, nature, and relationships. She uses diverse techniques like bronze-working and stone-carving to create memorable pieces, with an emphasis on shadows, movement, and naturalism.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 14, 2014.
On the Cutting Edge
BY BRENDA REICHEL
@ VOL 19
ON DEC 13, 2013
Brenda Reichel talks about lapidary art, which learned from her grandparents, she is a trained bench jeweler, and current president of GIA, Graduate Gemologists. She has worked along with US Customs, FBI, Hawaii State Archives, Bishop Museum, Iolani Palace, and has been the Gemologist Instructor at the Honolulu Museum of Art for the past 18 years. She talks about an importance of cutting stones by hand and shows different tools that are used to cut stones in order to make them look beautiful.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 26, 2014.
BY GERARD MOTONDI
@ VOL 5
ON FEB 20, 2015
Gerard Motondi walks us through his art. He was born and brought up in Kisii southwestern Kenya. He learnt stone carving from his grandparents through apprecentship program.
Holds a masters degree in sculpture specializing in public sculpture. He has represented Kenya in international sculpture symposium in China, Dubai, South Korea, India, Turkey, USA, Canada, Russia, Spain and Israel. His works are foung in public display and private collections in those countries.
BY WOLFGANG SCHWARZMANN
@ VOL 8
ON OCT 15, 2015
Wolfgang Schwarzmann ist Architekt. Seit seiner Bachelorarbeit ist er bereits auf der Suche nach wahrer Schönheit. Für ihn gibt es nichts Schönes, das nicht auch etwas Unschönes an sich hat. Dieser Kontrast, dieses Spannungsfeld fasziniert ihn. Auf der Suche nach einem banalen, neutralen Ding, welches nicht den Anspruch auf Schönheit hat, ist er auf den Kieselstein gestoßen. Er sammelte, sortierte, vermaß, zeichnete, baute, spiegelte sie... Seht selbst!
Stone Sculpture as Educational Public Art
BY GERARD MOTONDI
As a young man growing up in Tabaka village of Kisii County, Gerald Motondi never envisaged that the common soapstone would carve his niche in the world of art. Motondi is actively participating teaching and sharing his love for stone curving and soap stone.
Stone Hearth Bakery
BY JOHN HARTLING
@ VOL 20
ON JUN 17, 2016
Over the past 20 years John Hartling has worked with community service groups in many roles. Focusing primary on working with people living in poverty he has developed and managed programs assisting youth & adults with achieving their educational and employment goals. Currently, John works at MetroWorks as the Manager of Programming and Business Development. One of his responsibilities includes providing leadership and support to the staff and participants at Stone Hearth Bakery, which has been a social enterprise in Halifax since 1982!!
The Spirit of the Border seen through Collective Weddings
BY JOSE MIRALES REYES
@ VOL 15
ON FEB 17, 2017
Juarez based phtotographer Jose Mirales Reyes presents a touching photographic project in which he aims to capture the spirit of the border through portraits of couples who get married in collective weddings.