Pear Sphere by Betty J Scarpino

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Pear Sphere by Betty J Scarpino
All pieces are signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
Betty J Scarpino
Indianapolis, Indiana

Pear Sphere
Pear, maple, bleach, paint
3" x 2 1/2" x 5"

Artist's Note

"Many years ago I fully embraced the limitation of woodturning for creating sculpture. The vestige of "process" is visible on the sphere: Turned grooves highlighted by bleaching."

About Betty J Scarpino

"Artists create glorious objects when they incorporate their life experiences into a personal vocabulary, expressive of their own particular, splendid being. What I make is a mirror of who I am, so when I speak for myself, the message rings true and sincere."

Contemporary artist, sculptor and woodturner Betty Scarpino is recognized as one of the masters of the genre. Her work is held in private, public and museum collections throughout the world.

Betty works full time teaching, writing, sculpting and printmaking from her home in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Her work is available for purchase at some of the finest galleries in America and she exhibits widely in juried shows. In 2015, Betty was honored for her work as an artist, educator, editor and writer with the Collectors of Wood Art's Lifetime Achievement award.