All the new work for the show is now posted!
Robin’s Artist Statement
John says the process for making crow’s feet isn’t interesting or important, but; he describes it in detail when I ask. He lets slip the nuances of foot building as he walks away and says, “it’s all considered-it’s all important to the final outcome.”
He brings the birds inside one by one as he finishes welding their feet. They congregate on the mantle chattering and preening. I glance up from the stories I’m reading to my girls and think that I wouldn’t mind if the birds stayed. Maybe it is because some secret part of us carves stories into the birds, so, when I peer up at them, I am surprised.
John’s Artist Statement
I am driven to make objects I find beautiful. Instead of thinking, my art into existence, I feel it into existence. Like breathing, it happens on its own until I think about it. Then it changes; something is lost.
View Artwork by Robin and John Gumaelius in Person
Come see these pieces first hand. We are just a short walk from the ferry and an excellent destination for your visit to San Juan Island.
- 35th Annual Holiday Showcase: Red and Gold
Featuring: Erika Laureano, Eric Eschenbach, Georgia Gerber, NK Build Noah Kriegsmann, Judy Morgan, Michael Dickter, Maia Leppo, Rebecca Woodhouse, Daniel Finn, Dona Dalton, Sarah Wilbanks, David Ridgway, Barbara French Duzan, Dana Roberts, Robin and John Gumaelius, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Elizabeth Bruno, and David Licata 11/19/20 – 01/09/21 • Learn More
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