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Canary Is.Elon Ebanks (1) Violinmild steel and stainless steelElon grew up in the Cayman Is. but has ived in S.D. for many years. He works primarily in metals. (ranging from titanium to bronze?)
MediterraneanPatty Palenchat (1) Summer Friends In this work, her scale is perfect and the interaction between the girl and frog is beautifully captured.clayPatty is from San Diego and works primarily in clay. All of her work is realistic and she loves to portray the intricacies of nature.
Canary Is.Steve Shigley (3) Hanging by a LimbsteelSteve is from Joshua Tree and is self-taught. He works primarily in steel and plays with patinas to produce interesting finishes. He mainly does abstract sculptures but also does furniture using metal and glass. He has been invited to do a residency outside Paris this year.
Gift ShopChristie Beniston (2) The Two Seasons: Green & BrownmosaicChristie is a well-known public artist based in Solana Beach. In these two pieces, she reveals that there are diverse colors in our _two seasons_ in Southern California.
Canary Is.Annja (2) Visionary Woman -Abstract work revealing the artist's vision of femininity.fiberglass & paintAnnja studied in France before immigrating to the USA. She resides in Scottsdale, AZ but has a studio in France as well.
New World DesertSyd Harris (5) CrescentCopper over woodSyd resides in Escondido. He was a professional engineer for 40 years who sculpts in stone, stainless steel, mild steel, copper and stone.. His works are complex but reveal great attention to detail. Each piece should be viewed from various vantage points to fully appreciate their intricacies.
Canary Is.Beliz Iristay (1) Cuernos (horns)raku, ceramics, mixed mediaBeliz is from Turkey where she studied ceramics. Her studio is in Gaudalupe Vally, Ensanada. She explores the ancient fireing technique Raku using contemporary designs, combining different compounds and materials to create strong textures and effects.
New World DesertRobert Petrello (2) Circle Totemfused glass and metal
Walk from Canary Is. to Lawn. ?Steve Shigley (3) A Delicate BalancesteelSteve is from Joshua Tree and is self-taught. He works primarily in steel and plays with patinas to produce interesting finishes. He mainly does abstract sculptures but also does furniture using metal and glass. He has been invited to do a residency outside Paris this year.
Old World DesertDeanne Sabeck (1) Fleur de Lumire (Flower of Light)stainless steel and dichroic glassDeanne is a renowned public artist based in Encinitas. Her current work is all about light, color, and form. She uses various types of reflective glass to create spatial sculptural installations of light. The glass is bent, cast, fractured, and sometimes etched, distorting and refracting the light spectrum. Conceptually, the work deals with illusion, perception, and the essence of our visual reality, LIGHT.
Gift ShopLuna Rossel (2) Secret Portalmixed media mosaicsLuna is from Chile but has lived off and on in San Diego. This installation reveals her talent as an imaginative mosaic artist bringing diversity in texture and cleverly integrating the positive and negative.
Banana Blvd.Julia Rasor (1) Haute Couture III (OAT CO TOUR)mixed mediaJulia_s studio is in Fallbrook where she also offers artist retreats and workshops. She loves using diverse materials to create her sculptures including steel, mesh, ceramics, concrete, plaster, bronze, wax, mixed media, paint, and sometimes incorporates found wood and rusty steel artifacts . Her work is often abstract and edgy.
Gift ShopLuna Rossel (2) Forest Spiritmixed media mosaicsLuna is from Chile but has lived off and on in San Diego. This installation reveals her talent as an imaginative mosaic artist bringing diversity in texture and cleverly integrating the positive and negative.
Bamboo - PondMark Rafter (2) Dragonfly #10 mixed mediaMark is from N. County and has a passion for nature and the outdoors. His latest passion is dragonflies. He combines welded metal, clay, fused and mosaic glass with patinas, metal coatings and paint to create colorful, highly textured and one-of-a-kind pieces that flow into the landscape.
Gift ShopMarsha Rafter (4) MandalamosaicsMarsha teaches ceramic and mosaic classes in Escondido. Notably, she often integrates these media in her sculptures and enjoys including stained glass & found objects. She is inspired by nature and all its colors.
BambooRobert Jones (3) Escaping Existentialism Note: with this piece, SDBG garden staff collaborated with the artist to integrate the plants into the sculpture.steel, concrete, stainless steelRobert enjoys using industrial construction materials, found and recycled objects in his sculptures. Robert is fascinated with mythology creates both characters and artifacts that alter our perception by making connections through time.
HerbLaureen Barker (1) Far Horizons Great movement and fabulous detail in her dress in this piece.solid bronze figure on fiber stone pedestalLaurenn_s studio is in Carlsbad. Her genre is primarily figurative and her primary medium is bronze. This particular piece is from her Women_s Collection. She prefers to create works that elevate the audience.
HerbJames Hubbell (1) Come Play This piece includes a central shaft of rebar which is over 100 years old. Forged iron is extremely challenging to work with as a sculptor.forged ironJames Hubbell is an internationally renowned artist and architectural designer who, over the past sixty years, has shared his vision of the spirit of nature made tangible through the use of glass, tile, wood, concrete, metal and stone. His studio is in Santa Ysabel, CA.
RainforestMetamorph Sculpture Studio (1) Afternoon in Wonderlandupcycled metalMetalmorph Sculpture Studio, based in Escondido, is the unique collaboration of husband and wife team, Paul and Leslie Wilton. Leslie has been a glass artist for over 30 years. Paul is a master machinist, inventor, and artist. They established their artistic direction from a donation of diverse tools from a neighbor. They design whimsical sculptures that reveal their inventiveness and creativity.
RainforestYuriy Akopov (2) Cat & Dogfiberglass & mosaicYuriy Akopov, born in the former USSR, began his career as a glass worker while working for an extraordinary artist, Niki de Saint Phalle where he learned priceless skills that he now applies to his own creations. Since then, he has refined the techniques and has his own unique application process.
RainforestRobert Jones (3) Motherbronze, stainless steel, concreteRobert enjoys using industrial construction materials, found and recycled objects in his sculptures. Robert is fascinated with mythology creates both characters and artifacts that alter our perception by making connections through time.
Rainforest - Lower PondRobert Petrello (2) Circles and Squaresfused glass and metalRobert lives and works in Encinitas. He has been working with glass for 20 years and loves co-creating with his kiln_.assembling the assembling the glass pieces cold, placing them in the kiln, turning on the heat and voila, hours later, works of beauty.
HimalayaSyd Harris (5) Up, Up and Awaystainless steelSyd resides in Escondido. He was a professional engineer for 40 years who sculpts in stone, stainless steel, mild steel, copper and stone.. His works are complex but reveal great attention to detail. Each piece should be viewed from various vantage points to fully appreciate their intricacies.
Rainforest - on Road across from HimilayaJon Koehler (1) Iron Mancast iron & ceramicxJon is a self-taught artist who enjoys working in metals. This particular sculpture, he recycled the metal from an old bath tub and added some subtle ceramic embellishments. The integration with Sam_s _stump_ (pedestal) we think is fabulous!
S. AfricaSyd Harris (5) CitadelCopper over woodSyd resides in Escondido. He was a professional engineer for 40 years who sculpts in stone, stainless steel, mild steel, copper and stone.. His works are complex but reveal great attention to detail. Each piece should be viewed from various vantage points to fully appreciate their intricacies.
S. AfricaCherrie La Porte (1) Carnival of Colormosaic glass rocksCherrie's studio is in North County. She works primarily in fesed, dichroic and stained glass. She participates in the San Diego Potters Tour. NOTE: the Hubcap Art Show
CA Native (west path)Steve Shigley (3) Rising Sun steelSteve is from Joshua Tree and is self-taught. He works primarily in steel and plays with patinas to produce interesting finishes. He mainly does abstract sculptures but also does furniture using metal and glass. He has been invited to do a residency outside Paris this year.
CA NativeMark Rafter (2) Dweller on the Thresholdmixed mediaMark is from N. County and has a passion for nature and the outdoors. His latest passion is dragonflies. He combines welded metal, clay, fused and mosaic glass with patinas, metal coatings and paint to create colorful, highly textured and one-of-a-kind pieces that flow into the landscape.
HCGMarsha Rafter (4) Happiness Reflections in Blue Mediterranean Sunset (Marsha's other two sculptures are to the west)mosaicsMarsha teaches ceramic and mosaic classes in Escondido. Notably, she often integrates these media in her sculptures and enjoys including stained glass & found objects. She is inspired by nature and all its colors.
HCGKim Ogburn (1) Sandy the Flying Owllayered plywood, fused glass, oak tree trunkKim is a native San Diegan whose primarily theme when creating sculptures is nature. He works in various media including wood, metal, clay, tile and glass.
HCGChris Brown (2) Super Frogfoam core, concrete and mosaicChris is based in San Diego and through his love of nature, creates creatures out of foamcore and concrete, finishing them with mosaic.
HCGChris Brown (2) Octiefoam core, concrete and mosaic
CA Native (east path)Danae Fasano Dehne (2) Native CA Native Loop (eastceramicDanae_s studio is in La Mesa. She works primarily in ceramics and also teaches ceramics.
New ZealandSyd Harris (5) Dualitystone (steatite)Syd resides in Escondido. He was a professional engineer for 40 years who sculpts in stone, stainless steel, mild steel, copper and stone.. His works are complex but reveal great attention to detail. Each piece should be viewed from various vantage points to fully appreciate their intricacies.
New ZealandIlya Idelchik & Yuriy Apacov (1 - 2) Mademoiselle Mushroommosaic, painting, gemstones, sculpting clayIlya Idelchik received his art/sculpture degree from St. Petersburg University in Russia, where he studied classic art and sculpture. Yuriy Akopov, born in the former USSR, began his career as a glass worker while working for an extraordinary artist, Niki de Saint Phalle. -Ilya_s talent lies in creating the sculptural form using sculpting clay and fiberglass and painting. -Yuriy_s talent is in mosaic. A great collaboration!
AustaliaRobert Jones (3) Prayercopper, bronze, steel, concrete, stainless steelRobert enjoys using industrial construction materials, found and recycled objects in his sculptures. Robert is fascinated with mythology creates both characters and artifacts that alter our perception by making connections through time.
AustraliaLynn Forbes (1) The Seven Maidenspatinated ceramicLynn teaches sculpture in her studio in Carlsbad. She creates figurative works, often including women and mythical persona from the Renaissance period. She likes to use live models to establish her initial renderings. Using clay as her base, she creates patinas that complete the sculptures beautifully.
AustraliaPeter Mitten (1) Standing Rock This particular piece is a political statement about the environmental issues facing our country today. cast and fabricated aluminumPeter teaches sculpture at Mt. San Jacinto College. He loves to work with aluminum and creating patinas complement his vision.
AustraliaDanae Fasano Dehne (2) Watered Flowers -Note in this piece the color and floral elements - particularly in the basin.ceramicDanae_s studio is in La Mesa. She works primarily in ceramics and also teaches ceramics.
AustraliaMerrill Everett (3) Totems 2017 #1, 2, 3hot blown glass on steel bandMerrill began his work in art in ceramics but became far more interested in glass and mastered glass-blowing over these past 3 decades. These totems include elements he created over the past two decades. Merrill lived and worked in Fallbrook and was a major supporter of the Fallbrook Art Center. Tragically, Merrill died before these works were installed, but his family generously permitted us to exhibit them as he was so excited to be accepted into the exhibition.
AustraliaJohn Dupree (1) Off to the RacessteelJohn is a local N. County, self-taught sculptor who loves working with steel. This piece has great movement and often with John_s work, he loves to add a twist.
EckeSyd Harris (5) In Plain Viewstone (steatite)Syd resides in Escondido. He was a professional engineer for 40 years who sculpts in stone, stainless steel, mild steel, copper and stone.. His works are complex but reveal great attention to detail. Each piece should be viewed from various vantage points to fully appreciate their intricacies.
EntranceAnnja (2) Synergy 6 -Captures the movement & balance of this piece synergysticallyfiberglass & paintAnnja studied in France before immigrating to the USA. She resides in Scottsdale, AZ but has a studio in France as well.