Fay Wood - talks about her work

A brief tour of the Fay Wood Studio with Wood speaking about her work.....and at the end , meet one of her studio managers

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About the FAY WOOD STUDIO

Portfolios & Workshops

     Unlike the "post Studio" techniques of recent artists, Fay Wood uses a meticulous, process oriented approach to her work. With a variety of materials - found  metal, found wood, wire, paper, paint, Pencil, colored pencil, watercolor, glues, beeswax, and vintage collectibles - and a willingness to work by hand,Wood gives a new life to these materials by transforming them into fine art, with a liveliness and a sense of humor.

    Wood has developed six portfolios of work and adds to them frequently......Found Object Sculpture, Hand - Carved Sculpture, Tapestry With Found Objects, Drawing, Oil Painting on Canvas or Glass, and the newest ....Collage.  She was educated at  the Massachusetts College of Art  in Boston, learned about Sculpture from Jasmine Saunders, and carving from Wolfgang Behl. She has continued to teach herself new methods and mediums through the years.


Exhibitions, Events

'Rapids" a view of the Platte Clove river- oil on canvas, framed

IN THE STICKS

Fay Wood's series of oil paintings of "The Platte Clove"  and a variety of still life are being shown at "In the Sticks"  restaurant in West Saugerties, N.Y. Chris is offering great home-made food, so stop in...you won't be disappointed!


INVITATION TO VENICE, ITALY                            Sculpture  by Fay Wood has been selected to participate in  the "Time,Space,Existence " exhibition hosted  by the European Cultural Center in Venice, Italy, in conjunction with the 2018 Architecture Biennale. held from May to November.    


WOW!  My work has just been selected to participate in the FLORENCE BIENNALE! !  It is held at the end of October, 2019....... Will we see you in Italy ?

 

 And again!  My work has been selected for   "WATER FOR LIFE", International Art Exhibition, Second Edition, to be held  in Toronto,Ontario, Canada, October 10th  - 15th at the ARTA Gallery, located in the historic Distillery District of Toronto.

        

  A HOLIDAY EXHIBITION AND SALE-   at the  Hank Kearsley Art Center, 72 Main Street, South Egremont, Massachusetts...Dec. 7th -16th, 2018

About the Portfolios

The FOUND OBJECT SCULPTURE Portfolio is in two parts - free-standing & wall-hanging. There are also early wood carvings, some of which form part of the free- standing sculpture.  Most also use vintage wood objects, and the carving is mostly cherry.There are both wood and metal wall pieces also using vintage  materials. These are smaller in size,  please look the price list to see sizes.  TAPESTRY WITH FOUND OBJECTS  was begun when Wood lost her studio to a hurricane in the 1980's and began the tapestries without a studio.  They are brilliant examples of work using wool, silk, cotton and mixed media  yarns with found materials.

More About the Portfolios

 Wood began as a painter in oils -  The PAINTINGS IN OIL ON CANVAS have many examples in both large  & mid sizes. Still - lifes, the tapestry series and work based on plants from the garden predominate. Wood learned the technique of REVERSE OIL PAINTING ON GLASS  when she assisted her mother in replacing / repairing antique paintings in her mother's studio.  She now uses the technique to create small jewel- like abstractions  that glow with color through the glass. The latest portfolio, COLLAGE, was begun in Wood's new Drawing Studio  that she recently moved into in the village of Saugerties, N.Y. (between the lovely Catskill Mountains and the impressive Hudson River). The collages are created with vintage engravings, and many materials collected for many years, and are narratives from Wood's mind.

About Us

"It's like going into a room of work by RRose Selavy- Marcel Duchamp's Alter-ego... the "ready-made" made playfully, yet with intelligence & meaning." (excerpt from an art review)

The Fay Wood Studio is the home , studio, and gallery of the beautiful & innovative work by the sculptor/painter, FAY WOOD

Her work is in many private collections both in the United States and Europe; She has an extensive Exhibition history in Italy, Germany, and the U.S, and creates work with "amazing inventiveness coupled with skilled craftsmanship" _ (R.J.Steiner in the Art Times Journal)  She has exhibited her work at the Biennale  D'ell InternazionaleContemporanea, in Florence, Italy, in Cologne Germany, at both the National Sculpture Society in N.Y.C. & Brookgreen Gardens, S.C.  and regionally & nationally in galleries and art institutions too numerous to list.  

    She is a member of the International Sculpture Center, the National Sculpture Society (where she won the Proskauer prize for non-traditional art and traveled to show at Brookgreen Gardens 

, S.C.,  the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Arts Mid- Hudson, and the Greene County Council of Arts as well as other groups in past years.

"Highways of My Mind" - Reverse Oil Painting On Glass

Want to OWN one of these?

When you purchase a work by FAY WOOD, you will have a unique piece of art made by an artist with many years of experience working with unusual materials (many vintage) & methods. Her work is made with humor, thought & care.

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Fay Wood Studio/ Gallery

123 Market Street, Saugerties, N.Y.

(845) 246-7504

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Open Weekends May  through December,

12  -  5 pm.

and always by appointment