Author Archives: Robert

Clay, Smoke, Fire, Steam: Raku Party ’17

The Salty Dog Studio raku party this weekend was one of the better ones, well attended and with a good balance of beer and glaze, both put to use. As usual the Salty Dog clay artists provided some basic forms … Continue reading

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Two Joggers – wall sculpture for Villa Sport

I recently completed a new wall piece for a new family sports complex that will be opening soon in Cypress, Texas.┬áVilla Sport facilities are part family gym, part resort spa all within a large landscaped campus-like setting. There are only … Continue reading

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John and Patricia Patkau at Peter Miller Bookstore this Thursday

John and Patricia Patkau, principals of Patkau Architects based in Vancouver, BC, will be in Seattle for a talk and book signing at Peter Miller Books this Thursday, June 15th at 6pm. Wonderfully creative work with a strong Northwest flavor … Continue reading

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William Cummings long-lost WPA era mural on display

A large, very distressed mural painted on railroaded sail cloth by William Cumming back in 1941 is on display at Seattle’s Woodside/Braseth Gallery for another week, through June 17. Cumming was in his early 20’s when he painted the piece, … Continue reading

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Bambu – hand painted graphic wall

Just completed a small mural wall for a specialty desert store in the Lincoln District of Tacoma, WA. Anyone who might be familiar with this area will know how startling a new store with a crisp contemporary design will be … Continue reading

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