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The Show Must Go On by Steven Kennard

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The Show Must Go On by Steven Kennard
All pieces are signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
Steven Kennard
Canning, Nova Scotia

The Show Must Go On
Cherry, cocobolo, African blackwood, gesso, acrylic lacquer
Turned textured, burned and painted box with tray
4.5" x 3"

Artist’s Note
“Initially inspired by the checkered floors found in historic French buildings, I have used the exterior of this box as a canvas for the creation of geometric patterns. Although the patterns seem to be static, they take on different forms depending on how the top of the box is placed on the bottom. The shape of the tray is also triangular when seen separately from the box, as it lies on its side, mimicking the triangles on the exterior as well as the small diamond shaped finial on the tray pull.”

Artist Statement
“I have been working with box forms for many years, not exclusively, but I find myself always returning down that path, drawn to the mystery inherent in them. I constantly search for the perfect form, proportions and materials with which to create each piece as well as textures and patterns with which to embellish them. This makes the creative voyage one without an end, as each achievement draws me to the next. The encouraging aspect - the growth - means that I can look back at my earliest work from time to time, seeing in those designs the seeds of the present ones.”

About Steven Kennard
Steven Kennard has worked in England, France and Canada and has been selected for numerous awards. His work has been featured in many publications including “New Masters of Woodturning,” “New Masters of the Wooden Box” and Fine Woodworking magazine. The Art Bank of Nova Scotia has purchased Steven’s work for their permanent collection. Steven teaches and demonstrates turning and surface embellishment in woodturning symposiums and guilds as well as privately from his own studio.

Learn More: www.stevenkennard.com