Starbelt by Mike Jackofsky and Georgianne Jackofsky

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Starbelt by Mike Jackofsky and Georgianne Jackofsky
All pieces are signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
Mike Jackofsky, Escondido, California
Georgianne Jackofsky, Rocky Point, New York

4" x 5" x 5"

This hollow form was turned by Mike and embellished by his sister-in-law, Georgianne Jackofsky, who has a background in graphic design. The intricate, time-consuming drawing and shading is done in freehand pyrography. In working together, they are open to the unexpected, but seek a balance between the beauty of the wood, the shape of the form, and the surface designs.

Their collaborative pieces have been sold through DelMano Gallery.

About Mike Jackofsky

Mike Jackofsky specializes in natural-edge hollow vessels. His work is represented in many private collections around the world and is on display in the permanent collections of the Sam Maloof Historical Residence Museum in Alta Loma, CA, the Mingei International Museum in San Diego, CA, and the AAW permanent collection in Saint Paul, MN.

About Georgianne Jackofsky
Georgianne Jackofsky is a freelance illustrator from New York. She attended New York Institute of Technology, majoring in Art with a concentration in Advertising Design, and subsequently worked in the graphic art field for over 25 years.
For the past several years, Georgianne has been transferring her creative ideas and illustration techniques to the art of pyrography, burning designs on wood, and in 2013, she began collaborating with her brother-in-law, Mike Jackofsky, a professional woodturner known for his hollow vessels.
When not traveling around the countryside performing with her acoustic American roots music band, the “Homegrown String Band”, Georgianne creates her art in the seaside community of Rocky Point, New York.