Robbie Laird, NWS - Ancient Arabesque

Robbie Laird, NWS
Lake Almanor, CA
Loa Ruth Sprung Memorial Cash Award

This ode to the Ancient Bristlecone Pines depicts their sculptural dance ongoing for thousands of years of life. Textural effects of time are created with gels, mediums, and finally the shimmer of iridescent glazes to give an illusion of instantaneous transitory shifts in temperature and light.