Tony Furtado's Profile
Im a musician and sculptor based in the Portland, OR area.
For years I’ve been touring and recording as a banjo/slide guitarist-singer/songwriter.I’ve recorded 16 of my own albums.I write and play Americana, Roots, Indie-folk music. Banjo and slide guitar are my instruments of choice.I’ve toured with and recorded with the likes of Alison Krauss, Greg Allman, Derek Trucks and Sonny Landreth among others.
I also sculpt, mostly in clay - ceramic. I utilize a metal coating process that gives the look and feel of bronze or rusty iron. Lately I’ve been exploring the potentials of making chain mail and chain jewelry patterns (large scale) out of stoneware and oxide washes, lots of possibilities!
At the same time I started playing banjo (12 years old) I started creating things out of clay. After a couple years as a fine arts major at Cal State Hayward, before I had the…
- Born on October 18
- Joined August 29, 2011