He is now based in Borth near Aberystwyth in Wales, where the flotsam and jetsam from the nearby sea is his only source of materials. Working with found objects, nothing is changed - simply introduced to one another. His driftwood pieces, usually birds, boats or mythical beasts, are full of his passion, integrity and wonderful humour.
The two curved items of driftwood partnered perfectly; the partially burnt head in proportion with them.
By having it wall-hung, rather than sat on a stem or legs, flight was confirmed.
A calendar of Inuit art hangs in my studio. A friend brought it from Canada. As August expired I'd turned to September and was surprised to see an image very similar to 'Grace'.
On next meeting our friend I told her what had transpired. I'd kept each month a surprise.
"I assembled 'Grace' on 30.4.18."
"Oh" she replied. "That's my birthday!"
PS The September image was 'Loon in Flight' by Kananginak Pootoogook (1935-2010) Produced in 2008.
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