The Rusted Spire 2019

Year 2019
Site KRASL ART CENTER
City St. Joseph
State/Province Michigan
Country United States
Narrative
Inspired by light, shadows and rustic lanterns I created this piece specifically for a year exhibit. Pieces can be made in any size for any budget. Outdoor pieces also come with a solar panel for Green Lighting!

48x24x24 inches

The Icosahedron Forest Lantern 2019

Year 2019
Site KRASL ART CENTER
City St. Joseph
State/Province Michigan
Country United States
Narrative
Inspired by light, shadows and rustic lanterns I created this piece specifically for a year exhibit. Pieces can be made in any size for any budget. Outdoor pieces also come with a solar panel for Green Lighting!

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Christopher Knight

United States

http://www.chrisknightcreations.com

Nearly 25 years ago, in my late teens, I picked up my first electric saw. I was inspired by a photo of a nativity scene and wanted to transform the 1-D image into a 3-D work of art using wood. I’ve always been able to take every day things and visualize them in abstract ways.

I made the nativity scene and took it to a kiosk at the local mall where it sold that day.

While I clearly had a talent for woodworking, I put the saw down and instead, pursued my love of photography, film making, acting and music.

In 2012, I opened my online store to sell my photography work which included prints on canvas and unconventional surfaces like wood and stone tiles. I had a few sales, but wanted to try something different and have my work reach a greater audience.

More than two decades after I picked up my first electric saw, I decided to give it another go.

Inspired by my love of my hometown of Chicago, I took an image of the city flag and made it a 3-D abstract piece using reclaimed ba

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