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Turned Box Elder Bowl – 31832

Bill and Tina Collison

$250.00

Beautifully crafted box elder turned bowl. On display at the “Natural Direction” focus gallery located at the Folk Art Center, NC.

Bill Collison’s early days in his father’s workshop and Tina’s interest in decoy carving fueled their interest in wood as the medium for their endeavors. They both view wood as strong, solid, substantial, and lasting…all great qualities as a medium for artwork. Bill turns burls, natural edged bowls, and platters; Tina creates the surface embellishments by carving, piercing, burning and coloring designs on the turned pieces, moving the work from high quality craft into Art. Since each finished piece is signed and photographed, we are gratified and sustained by the knowledge that folks have thought enough of our artwork to put it on display in their home or give it to someone they love.

  • 12″ x 12″ x 3″
  • Box elder
  • Made in TN

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Description

On the second level of the Folk Art Center, “Natural Direction” is on display in the Focus Gallery now until Feb 15, 2022. This exhibit features five Guild Members: Hollis Fouts – wall textile, Kathleen Doyle and Thomas Reardon – jewelry, Sue Grier – clay, Tina and Bill Collison – wood, Amy Goldstein Rice – clay.

Bill and Tina Collison

Wood has a mysterious quality as a medium that fuels our curiosity as artists. Each piece is like opening a thriller novel where the plot is only revealed in the final pages. Solving these mysteries provides us pleasure and inspiration and is the driving force in our work.

Description

On the second level of the Folk Art Center, “Natural Direction” is on display in the Focus Gallery now until Feb 15, 2022. This exhibit features five Guild Members: Hollis Fouts – wall textile, Kathleen Doyle and Thomas Reardon – jewelry, Sue Grier – clay, Tina and Bill Collison – wood, Amy Goldstein Rice – clay.

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