Higher Ground, Gregory Glynn
May 15th - June 28th, 2008
Gregory Glynn’s sculptures in wood are defined by his trademark of simply shaped, sensuously honed surfaces. While the work has occasional references to the figurative, it reads primarily abstract. The show will feature wall-mounted and free-standing wood sculpture created from salvaged trees. The work is refined and resonates a quiet understated elegance while possessing a physicality. The work shines with Glynn’s genius in bringing the wood’s natural patterning into play.
Glynn writes, 'I’m interested in creating simple forms that explore a complex dichotomy of strength and vulnerability existing in nature. Ultimately, my intention is to make artworks that evoke a sense of connection between us and the world we live in”.
Raised in Massachusetts, Glynn moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington, where he earned a BFA in sculpture in 2000. The artist has shown in a number of outdoor sculpture exhibitions in the Pacific Northwest and will be in the Outdoor Sculpture Invitational at Maryhill Museum, Goldendale WA, which runs from May 10-Oct. 31, 2008.