Black Sphere #3 by David Ellsworth

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Black Sphere #3 by David Ellsworth
All pieces are signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
David Ellsworth
Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Black Sphere #3
American ash
7"x 7"x 7"

The surface of this piece has been burned & burnished providing a measure of transparency to the finish. It is a technique that was inspired by transparent glaze-like finishes in ceramic pots.

About David Ellsworth
Over the past forty years, David Ellsworth has become known as one of the premier designers of turned wooden vessel forms. His work is included in the permanent collections of forty-three museums and numerous private collections. He is a Fellow and former Trustee of the American Craft Council and has received fellowship awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, and the PEW Fellowship for the Arts. In 2009 he was elected by the James A. Renwick Alliance of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. to receive the prestigious “Master of the Medium” award in wood. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Collectors of Wood Art and the Lifetime Membership Award from the American Association of Woodturners. He runs his own private school of woodturning at his home and studio in Buck’s County, Pennsylvania.