Sculpting the Invisible – spiritual figures by Travis Suda

 

 

 

April 7 – May 4, 2017

 

Opening reception April 7, 4-7pm 

 

The strong influences of Northwestern totem poles and the Southwestern iconic imagery are richly represented in this latest series of sculpted spirit figures by artist Travis Suda. Figurative creations in the artwork of these traditions, such as the Hopi Kachina, are seen as more than simply works of art. In the artist’s words, “It was seen as an immortal being, one that linked the spirit world with the physical realm. Often these Kachinas were said to contain the spirits of certain deities, natural forces or animals and these acted as a conduit of communication with the unseen world. I’ve made each one of these sculptures with the same spiritual intention.” This is a remarkably unique collection of sculpture is created in clay and driftwood. It is a blending of cultural perspectives seldom seen, and rarely accomplished with such refined artistry.

 

Please join Travis, Windwalker & Mary Jo, the Artworks gallery, Greenbank Wine Shop and Greenbank Cheese & Specialties for First Friday from 4pm-7pm.

 

Raven Rocks Gallery is located at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road C-101, Greenbank, WA 98253 on beautiful Whidbey Island, WA. For information, and gallery hours, please call 360-222-0102, or visit our website at www.ravenrocksgallery.com.

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Monday, 3rd April 2017, 08:36pm.
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