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Bird sculpture in wood by Grainger McKoy

Grainger McKoy

Bird sculpture in wood by Grainger McKoy

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, June 5 through September 6, 1993

by Grainger McKoy

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Published by The Museum in Chadds Ford, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McKoy, Grainger -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.,
  • Birds in art -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGrainger McKoy.
    Statementessay by James Kilgo.
    ContributionsKilgo, James, 1941-, Brandywine River Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.M375 A4 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1439830M
    LC Control Number93070968

    Masters of Decorative Bird Carving. Anne Small. decoys Depicting detail developed displayed Drake drawings ducks early feathers field flying Forehand friends Gallery geese Gladys Goose Grainger McKoy Grouse hand Hawk hunting interest Jack John Johnson knew knowledge knows Larry later Lem Ward live looked Lynn About Google Books. Grainger McKoy’s sculptures, including wood maquettes explaining his creation process, are on display at the Greenville County Museum of Art through Aug An opportunity to meet the artist will take place at GCMA on Sunday, Octo at 2 p.m.

    The High Museum of Art has organized and will premiere “The Sculpture of Grainger McKoy,” a major exhibition dedicated to artist Grainger McKoy’s sculptures of birds. The exhibition will feature 34 small- to large-scale sculptures and several related models and color sketches produced over the course of his career, which spans from the. Grainger, born in , creates wood sculptures of birds that are so lifelike that they appear to take flight. His nationally renowned talent may impress many, but it is his humility, constant quest for spiritual growth and connection with relationships that makes this Carolina artist truly shine.

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Bird sculpture in wood by Grainger McKoy: Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, June 5 through September 6, Paperback – January 1, by Grainger McKoy (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(2).

The original wood-and-bronze sculpture of the Mourning Dove Pair was commissioned by a private individual. Recently, Grainger began painting his limited edition bronze sculptures to make them look identical to the original wood sculpture.

Mourning Dove Pair cast in bronze Mourning Doves Sculpture, Large. Mourning Doves Sculpture in Bronze, Large. Grainger McKoy presents to you jewelry for women, inspired by his personal gifts to his wife, as well as gifts for men, fine sterling silver pieces for the home, table & baby gifts, plus limited edition, life-sized sculptures available for purchase online.

So, yes: Grainger McKoy sculpts beautiful birds from pieces of wood. Somehow, though, that all seems beside the point. I drove down to Stateburg, South Carolina, near Sumter, to meet him early one morning, and he was already in the outbuilding that is his studio, a place where wood dust falls over everything like an ocher-colored snow.

exhibition The entitled cover "Bird Sculpture: A Native American Art Form Refined." The cover of the catalogue shows a pre-Paiute reed decoy (circa a.D.

) and, in a smaller inset, Grainger McKoy's "Wood Ducks"- a juxtaposition sig-nifying the evolution of three-dimensional bird art. After graduating, McKoy apprenticed for eighteen months with the renowned bird carver Gilbert Maggioni in Beaufort.

McKoy initially produced realistic carvings, but slowly began transforming his intricately carved birds into gravity-defying sculptures that played with form and space, while continuing to accurately render each species in detail.

Like my sculpture, each jewelry design is of or about a bird, and each starts with a piece of wood and a sharp blade. Some designs strive for a particular artistic element, while others emerge while a sculpture is in progress. The newest items are the Narrow Feather Rings and Quail Octagon Pendant (with pearls!) and matching earrings.

Grainger McKoy is a nationally known sculptor whose wood carvings of birds have been acquired by museums, exhibited in major galleries, avidly sought by important collectors, and praised in articles over a year period. The unparalleled realism of bird and habitat depicted in his work stems from the confidence of an artist who knows his subject completely.

After receiving an antique duck decoy from his grandmother as a child, McKoy carved his first bird out of wood - a shorebird from cypress wood. He is a graduate in the class of of Edmunds High School (now Sumter High School), Sumter, S.

Saved by Grainger McKoy. Wood Carving Designs Wood Carving Patterns Black Cherry Wood Wood Bird Bird Sculpture Mundo Animal Owl Art Wildlife Art Wood Carvings. Nature’s Creations. gallery, art, artist, wood, sculpture, carvings, wildlife, waterfowl, gunning decoys, up and coming, foldemgear, hunting decoy, sculptor, song bird.

In the introduction to James Kilgo’s book, The Sculpture of Grainger McKoy, Robin Salmon, the sculpture curator at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrels Inlet, compares McKoy’s sculpture to a freeze frame of a flock of birds bursting in flight, “with one important difference: the moment is depicted with three-dimensional clarity, and it is so lifelike that your first impulse is to reach out and touch the.

- Sculpture "Wood Duck Pair" by Grainger McKoy (b. ) A pair of wood ducks fly rapidly through the branches of a tree. The birds are super realistic, feathers and bodies carved individually from basswood.

The branches and leaves of the tree are made of metal and painted. - The High Museum of Art has organized and will premiere “The Sculpture of Grainger McKoy,” a major exhibition dedicated to artist Grainger McKoy’s sculptures of birds.

The exhibition will feature 34 small- to large-scale sculptures and several related models and color sketches produced over the course of his career, whi. Grainger McKoy gives a behind the scenes view into the creation of his sculpture, Seven Swans, and details how it will be installed at Swan Lake Iris Gardens.

Unlike most traditional bird carvers, McKoy seeks extreme realism, inserting individually-carved wood feathers rather than carving them from an existing block.

McKoy also engages his knowledge of architecture to create complex, gravity-defying compositions. 'Recovery in Flight: The Sculptures of Grainger McKoy' goes on display Oct. 13 at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington.

“I will keep a chicken in my. Re: Bird Carving Masters One of my personal favorites: Grainger McKoy Check out his gallery here: The Sculpture of Grainger McKoy. You simply cannot believe what this man can do. According to my carving mentor(who also idolizes McKoy, and he's a three- time World Champion!), McKoy was thrown out of the first competitions he went to because the judges called it "model making" and not carving.

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Each of Grainger McKoy's jewelry pieces is of or about a bird, and each starts with a sharp blade and a piece of wood. Some designs strive for a particular artistic element, while others emerge while a sculpture is in progress.

All Grainger McKoy products are special order and require a week wait time. - My all time favorite sculptor and a wonderful man too! Grainger McKoy. Saved from The Gallery. May My all time favorite sculptor and a wonderful man too!

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Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. Because his sculptures often involve more than one bird, McKoy first works out his designs on paper. Using soft wood from Tupelo gum trees, he then fashions a small-scale model and finally the full-scale piece itself.

This might include a dozen or more birds in flight, threaded together with an invisible steel-ribbon armature.