Joel Bird's Profile
The lines of flux and flow in my art are an attempt to reconcile our duality as nature has. I visualize magnetic fields, knots in wood or water erosion in rock. To me they also represent how our subconscious relationship with our memories and feelings determine how we see the present moment.
I do not want the magic of nature to be lost in my work with
Also included in the Exhibit are five of my bird sculptures all of which are associated with Pennsylvania. I am a lifelong bird watcher and try to express the individual birds personalities in my work. I use rock formations as an inspiration; a recent study of volcanic rock took me kayaking to the island of Staffa on the West Coast of Scotland which influenced some of this work. I take time with both my sculptures and my paintings; I want my sculptures to have been ‘eroded’ naturally and my paintings to ‘grow’ slowly and steadily. In this way time becomes a…
- Born on March 2
- Joined July 6, 2010