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Interview with Peter Clark, Woodworker/Sculptor


ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Peter A. Clark
Born 1971 Lindsborg, Kansas, USA

Peter’s current creative interests are conceiving, designing, and fabricating smallish projects that have functional as well as peculiar aspects or artistic elements. Until recently, his primary medium has been wood which, together with complementary components and finishes, became mixed-media final pieces.  More recent artistic projects are brazed metal animal sculptures.  From his early years he was creating and building things on his own with scrap wood and odds and ends. Encouragement and support for this creative outlet was provided by his parents and extended family. He was strongly influenced in this area by his maternal grandfather who was a life-long farmer as well as accomplished tinkerer. Housing a collection started during childhood, his small and efficient workshop is now filled with a ready assortment of tools and equipment along with several types of wood and materials. This creative retreat behind his home in Salina, Kansas, is known as the “Happy Funston Tinkery & Träbearbetning Annex”.

Peter’s creations have been displayed and marketed at:

  • Grassland Gardens Nursery, Miltonvale, KS
  • Sarahendipity, Lindsborg, KS
  • Kansas Originals, Wilson, KS
  • The Flower Nook, Salina, KS

Public Art Installation:
Little Free Library, Charter #30254”, Sunset Park, Salina, KS. Installed March 2016. Created in collaboration with Randy A. Clark, Salina, KS.

Purchases, gifts, and donated pieces created by Peter are known to be displayed at private residences in the following states: Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Iowa, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.


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To see some amazing artwork visit:

http://www.brianclark-art.com/home


"Träbearbetning" 

Swedish word for Woodworking - the process of making items from wood.