Artist's Website: http://www.gchris.com
Thrive! abstract sculpture by GChris is mission-driven. Thrive! sculpture supports our creating and sustaining large, positive and timely change and building and achieving a thriving and surviving future for all forever. Website: GChris.com Thought & Sculpture Blog: ThriveSculpture.com
The sculpture is to be interacted with and gently touched. Some are copper, wood or both. Sizes range from a foot to dozen feet. Some make sounds when moved by wind or people; some remain silent. Some move physically; some move conceptually. All generate shadows, a second image.
GChris is Gary “Chris” Christopherson. GChris Studio/Gallery, formerly in Washington, DC area, is now in Nelson, WI in 1885 farmhouse and barn on 30 acre Mississippi River bluffside.
Chris creates Thrive! sculpture (including mobiles and stabiles) under the signature GChris. His primary artistic influence is Alexander Calder.
Abstract sculpture by GChris is mission-driven. GChris sculpture supports our creating and sustaining large, positive change and achieving a thriving future for all forever.
Sculptures by GChris utilize natural materials — copper and wood. Woods are primarily American hardwoods — mostly black walnut — with contrasts provided by exotic African and South American woods. Copper is used in many forms and takes each work through a living process.
GChris sculptures are to be interacted with and “gently touched”. Some are copper or wood or both. Sizes range from a foot to dozen feet or larger. Some make sounds when moved by wind or people; some remain silent. Some move physically; some move conceptually. All generate shadows, a second image.
Existing sculpture (e.g., mobiles and stabiles) by GChris may be donated and number over 100 pieces with dimensions ranging from a few inches to 12 feet and larger.
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Support Thrive! Scholarship Via GChris Sculpture
Want to support students who want to help build a better and thriving future? Don’t need the tax deduction?
Acquire GChris sculpture and 100% of payment goes for Thrive! Scholarships at University of Wisconsin – Madison. For sculpture acquisition costs, see list. Check goes to “Thrive! Scholarship Fund”.
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