Bronzes

Bronzes

Embracing The Journey Embracing the JourneyEmbracing the JourneyEmbracing the JourneyEmbracing the JourneyCreation of Embracing the Journey What starts as vision, moves to clay, then to wax, then to bronze through something known as the lost wax method of creating bronze works.
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The Creation of Amazing Grace: Flying Cooper’s Hawk

The Creation of Amazing Grace: Flying Cooper’s Hawk

My introduction to a female Coopers Hawk over a decade ago was one that I call Holy, a thin space that Celtic Christianity describes as the place where Gods presence comes ever so close to us. I had lost much. Physically I watched as my body slowly started falling apart, with spinal surgeries and procedures which led to a life of chronic pain and one huge wrestling match with God. Paralleling such chronicity were occasional meetings, glimpses of a female Cooper's Hawk that nested on the grounds of Second Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. I called her Grace because she would appear out of nowhere during my trials of pain. She would dive after unsuspecting prey, most times unsuccessful but always acrobatic and amazing in her maneuvers through the trees…
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