Title: Ceremonial Vessel
Art Medium: Wood (African Sumac)
Dimensions: 5″ tall x 5″ diameter
Description: The vessel is turned and hollowed out on a woodturning lathe, after which it is embellished by carving leaf patterns in relief, and with a pebble-textured background. The wood is salvaged from the Phoenix area “urban forest,” from trees that are cut down and destined to a landfill.
Retail Value: $400.00
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
J. Paul Fennell, residing in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been turning wood for over 50 years. He has taught and demonstrated continuously for many years throughout the US and internationally. His work resides in many private collections, and several museums, including the Smithsonian, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Detroit Institute of Arts, Carnegie Museum, Peabody-Essex Museum, Salem, MA and the Cincinnati Art Museum. He is featured in the book “New Masters of Woodturning,” and in magazines such as Craft Arts International, Australian Woodworker, AAW Woodturner Journal, Woodworker West and American Art Collector.
ARTIST CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: (602) 499-7998