*I make pieces that I would like having in my own home and I enjoy the challenge of creating custom pieces with input from my clients. I see vibrancy in my art and in giving discarded wood and other forgotten materials a second life
My passion for unique, functional art and furniture pieces using reclaimed materials, secondhand goos and found objects ignited after experimenting with a limitless supply of barn wood and other materials at a ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas. I moved from Austin to Fayetteville close to 10 years ago, and l've continued evolving my craft and signature style.
The materials I use in my work are all repurposed in one way or another. I use pieces of walnut, pecan and oak, alongside scraps from roadside furniture finds and thrift store 'near giveaways.' If it's real wood, I will incorporate it into my work
I want people to know that my materials could have unncessarily found their way to the dump or the burn pile. I want little kids to shift the idea that we live in a disposable society. I want people to smile at the bright colors and designs that I create. I want to tell the stories of the people who commission my pieces. ! want to inspire, I want to make people happy and I want to make people feel.
It was years before I comfortably accepted the title "artist." And now, I consider that title to be a call to arms. There are much worse ways to fill the hours of one's days, than to be creating art. I feel fortunate to do so, and I want my work to reflect the dedication with which I attack every day."
So... What can I make for you?
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