3D Sculpture Collection

These pieces are primarily pedestal artworks meant to be displayed on tables, counters, mantles and similar elevated surfaces. All series and individual pieces are listed chronologically, most recent first.

Cactus Series

I live in Southern California and we have a lot of succulents and water-wise plants. My wife and I both make cactus sculptures. Hers are more elegant, detailed mosaic sculptures (check them out here); mine are more experimental, aways trying something new. All cactus sculptures are weatherproof and able to be displayed outside.

The Totem Series

I started working more vertically, wanting taller pieces that could ultimately be free standing on the ground. They are built by carving separate blocks of EPS and then threading them on a steel rod before cementing together and finishing the design. Series title comes from their similarity to totem poles.

The newest pieces in this series have added another unique material to my design toolbox. It’s a clay-like compound made from ball clay, cement and sand. It’s malleable like a clay body, does not require firing and air dries to a nearly concrete level hardness. The trade off is that it adds weight to my super light sculptures … but it’s worth it! These pieces have a sculpture-in-a-sculpture aspect that adds another design dimension.

The Hoodoo Series

This was the first series of pedestal sculptures in the polystyrene era of my artwork. The basic form was inspired by sculptures made by ceramic artist Paul Soldner. Since my primary material is so lightweight, I can play with gravity … just like the hoodoos you see in highly eroded rock formations.