John Makowski “Pot Head”

“Pot Head” John Makowski Mixed Media Sculpture Mostly Metal, ~ 12″ x 12″ $99 Hey you “Pot Head” what are you up to?  This bespeckled guy by John Makowski seems to be thumbing his nose at the world.  Doesn’t care what you think.  Of course you think –  his bark is bigger than his bite […]

Douglas Maccardini “Steam Bot”

“Steam Bot” Douglas Maccardini ~ 7″ x 6″ Mixed Media Sculpture $100 Thinking of what to get for Father’s Day?  I think any Dad would love this “Steam Bot” by Douglas Maccardini.  Douglas built this piece on a sort of wagon with wheels that turn.  It has fins like a muscle car, a tall smokestack, […]

Joseph Sand “Large Teapot”

“Large Tea Pot” Joseph Sand ceramic, ~ 12″ x 12″ $170 Memorial Day weekend picnics are coming and we need a pitcher for iced tea that is large enough to hold most of a gallon.  This Joseph Sand tea pot will do the job nicely.  The piece itself isn’t heavy and it has the best […]

Jacquelyn Lowry “Birds of a Feather”

“Birds of a Feather” Jacquelyn Lowry Ceramic Sculpture, ~ 7″ x 7″ $50 A relatively small sculpture that packs a full load of story and shows the fine creativity and skill of Jacquelyn Lowry.  I’m not certain if this scene is from known mythology, but I would not be surprised if it’s from Jacquelyn herself. […]

Douglas Maccardini “Tandem Bots”

“Tandem Bot” Douglas Maccardini Mixed Media Sculpture ~ 12″ x 11″ $65 I think our newest artist at the Joyful Jewel, Douglas Maccardini, is an “art comedian” because his work always brings a chuckle.  There is a good dose of nostalgia working too as you recognize recycled parts.  This bicycle built for two has one […]

Jacquelyn Lowry “From the Vineyard”

“From the Vineyard” Jacquelyn Lowry Ceramic, with Underglazes & Oil, ~ 8″ x 20″ $300 For Earth Day instead of featuring a succulent plant or a well-aging tree, I decided to show you this human being, a goddess intimately sculpted by Jacquelyn Lowry to celebrate the vineyards of life.  In her delicate condition, she connects […]

Shannon Bueker “Elephant Folds”

“Elephant Folds” Shannon Bueker Ceramic Sculpture, ~ 7 1/2″ x 11″, with hanger on the back $145 Shannon Bueker came in yesterday with new pieces and I thought I had taken a look, yet this morning I was totally awestruck by this powerfully humble elephant sculpture.  Shannon is widely known for her watercolor and acrylic […]

Barbara Thompson “Water Bowl”

Water Bowl Barbara Thompson Glass Sculpture, ~ 16″ high x 12″ round at the bowl $40 It’s time, finally, to put out this beautiful sculpture for the birds to bathe in!  Of course, I say finally, as it is a beautiful bright blue-skied day and the rain-produced water is drying up.  I can just see […]

Forrest Greenslade “Get a Leg Up”

“Get a Leg Up” Forrest Greenslade Ceramic, Cement, Wire 23 1/4″ x 7 1/2″ $50 Absolutely — for the person on your list who you can’t think of what to get, here is “Get a Leg Up” a 3D wall sculpture by Forrest Greenslade!  There is also one titled “Nose Around” for the budding sleuth […]

Tamera Cooke “Star Mandala Ornament”

“Star Mandala Ornament” Tamera Cooke Steel and Paint with Copper Wire Hanger $28 We have lots of ornaments at the Joyful Jewel, and this one by Tamera Cooke is one of my favorites.  She has sculpted steel to make a dimensional multi-pointed star.  She painted the steel  with an especially beautiful blue swirl layered-looking paint, […]