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Kerry Vesper

"I am intrigued by forms that are asymmetrical and flowing. In each piece I strive to capture the flow and movement of nature that I find in flowing water, desert canyons and mountains."

Kerry Vesper approaches every wood piece he makes as a piece of sculpture. Inspiration comes from his home in the landscapes of the southwest desert. He equates his methods of layering and then shaping wood to the way nature builds up layers of earth and then shapes it with wind and water.

Vesper cuts out layers of plywood and solid woods. He stacks and glues them together to approximate the shape he intends to create. His work is not turned on a lathe. He shapes each piece by hand with carving, grinding and sanding tools and finishes them with a clear tung oil varnish. The color, texture and feel of wood appeals to the artist as does no other medium.

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End Table
Wood Side Table
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,000
Lightning
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,400 - $ 3,600
Rukaruka
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,800 - $ 5,000
Arched Console
Console Table
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,600
Wallwave
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,200
Bubinga Flash
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,200
Red Clef
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,800
Jive
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,800
Philadelphia Wenge Wave
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,200
Zebrawood Woodwave
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,400
Wenge Jive
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,800
Chatham Heart
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 5,200
Chatham Heart in Wenge
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 5,200
Treble
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,400
Gambit
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,200
Light Wave in Bubinga
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,800
Walnut Wallwave
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,200
Clef
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 4,000
Light Wave in Wenge
Wood Wall Sculpture
by Kerry Vesper
$ 3,800
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Philadelphia Museum Craft Show, PA, Philadelphia, 2007
American Craft Council Show, MD, Baltimore, 2005-2007
American Craft Council Show, CA, San Francisco, 2004-2007
Sausalito Art Festival, CA, Sausalito, 2001-2007
Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show, PA, Philadelphia, 2003-2005
Southwest Biennial, New Mexico, New Mexico Museum of Art, 2009