Thresholds

Thresholds

A friend spent this past New Year’s Eve in Paris. There he and his family, along with thousands of Parisians, celebrated the arrival of the new year at the Arc de Triomphe. He remarked how, as midnight approached, the images that lit the arch were counterpoint to the...
The Thousand Portal Project

The Thousand Portal Project

Recently a friend emailed me a photo of Christo’s art project The Gates, Central Park, New York. It is comprised of 7,305 of fabric ‘gates’ spanning the pathways of Central Park. As I closed the email, the image lingered and the words, “The Thousand Portals...
A Portable Portal

A Portable Portal

Until now I’ve only made large outdoor portals. But for sometime a good friend of mine asked me to make a much smaller gate. One that could sit on his desktop. With my existing tooling and by temperament I’m not inclined to making small objects. However, when I...
Magic Portals

Magic Portals

Earlier this summer I was invited to present my work to local affiliation of small woodlot owners, architects, contractors and other like minded people supporting sustainable and locally grown lumber. I featured my Moon Gate and was warmly received by the group and it...