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Location: Georgetown University, Washington DC
My folks are artists and musicians and I ended up with degrees in both. I teach multimedia and digital art for the most part, but usually can't wait to get my hands back into the living materials! From my father's land I usually end up with bits of Louisiana black walnut, bois d'arc, pecan, holly, black locust to work with. I do sculpture, musical instruments and occasional bits of furniture for the wife and friends.
I'm currently working on a research project recreating 17th century woodwinds in the traditionally used woods including laburnum, yew, pear, plum, bog oak, elder(?), box, lignum vitae, cocuswood, partridgewood and ebony. Of course, many of the old documents pointing to these botanics are vague at best. It's great finding you guys.
-- Prof L.Collier Hyams, Art Music and Theater Department, Georgetown University
|commented on||a sculptural approach to commissioned stringed instruments||10-25-2008 09:35 PM|
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|commented on||Wood Library - Boxwood||10-21-2008 07:40 AM|
|replied on||Ebony tree available 6/20/08||10-21-2008 07:16 AM|
|added project||a sculptural approach to commissioned stringed instruments||10-21-2008 06:57 AM|
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