Takeshi Haguri

Originally hailing from Nagoya, Japan, Takeshi Haguri creates detailed wooden sculptures of traditional figures from Japanese art and culture covered in intricate tattoos. I’m tickled pink (I actually have no idea what that phrase means to be honest) to be back, but as Ricky Ricardo said, all of us in the EK fam-bams “have a…

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James McNabb

James McNabb‘s City Series is a collection of wood sculptures that represent a woodworker’s journey from the suburbs to the city. Each piece depicts the outsider’s perspective of the urban landscape. Made entirely of scrap wood, this work is an interpretation of making something out of nothing. Each piece is cut intuitively on a band…

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AJ Fosik (REVISIT)

Always a privilege to post about an EK veteran! Believe me, our borderline-unhealthy infatuation with the incredible craftsmanship of AJ Fosik is perfectly justified. The impeccable detail and composition in his wooden sculptures,  has landed him on our site several times including two features (one on February 2010 and one on November 2011) an interview and…

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Verginer’s Return

Willy Verginer is no stranger to EK…Verginer was previously featured back in June 2010 for his wooden sculptures, and nearly 3 years later, we take a peek at what he’s been working on since then. Verginer is currently based out of Ortisei, a small town in South Tyrol, Italy.

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Bruno Walpoth: Oh So Woody

Hello boys and girls, it’s been AGES! I missed you all. I disappeared into a carrot cake. Meet Bruno Walpoth, a sculptor from Italy. The melancholy expressions of his figures fit nicely in their settings, but I personally would like to see him make a sculpture out of a giant carrot. And then I’d eat it. Yums.

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Tom Eckert

Tom Eckert is a sculptural artist who uses a variety of woodworking techniques ranging from laminating, bending, carving, turning, and painting. One of the awesome things about Eckert’s wooden sculptures are that they’re made from a single piece of wood…damn talented.

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Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson is an illustrator based out of San Francisco. “One of my objectives as an artist is to bridge conflicting views by revealing shared concerns and common ground. The basic desire to find and maintain security, whether in a home, job, or relationship, in a forever shifting landscape, can create more losers than winners.…

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Elisa Strozyk

German designer Elisa Strozyk has an incredible penchant for turning the indelible toughness of wood into woven textiles, lending a surprising delicacy to the material we usually perceive as hard, and solid.

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“The truth will set you confused.”

“At age four, I attempted my first art project by devouring a 10 pack of crayons, thus turning my diaper into a Jackson Pollack. At age six, I was introduced to the sweet nectar of school paste. At around this same time period, I began producing turkey drawings by tracing my hand. At age seven,…

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In His Element

28-year old artist Jonah Ward acts as a “facilitator — harnessing natural processes and phenomenon, while also according them their proper respect for their capacity for both incommensurable beauty and destruction.”

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Sergey Bobkov

Sergey Bobkov works with wood chips. The 55 year old Russian artist uses ceder sticks and slithers them into 100-150 slices before softening them in water for several days. Bobkov has a patent on his chippy style.

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Morgan Herrin

Morgan Herrin is a sculptor phenom that was born with a knife and pick in his hands. With them, he hand-carves cryptic characters out of 2×4 grade wood, morphing his subjects to such fine details concluded in an evolved mutation. Herrin is currently showcased by ADA Gallery in his hometown Richmond, Virginia.

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Shelter

In Carl Burton‘s Shelter, a simple attic becomes the starting point to an ever-growing woodwork of imagination. It took me by surprise, as I kept trying to anticipate what might happen from one scene to the next in this CG-generated architectural playground.

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Brandi Milne Returns

Featured previously back in December 2010, Brandi Milne creates acrylic on wood panel pieces. Currently based out of Huntington Beach, California, Milne is back to serve us with newer works since her last visit.

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