Stephen Hatcher | Spring Tea

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Stephen Hatcher | Spring Tea
2,000.00USD+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 12 @ 20:04UTC-4 : AST/EDT
Stephen Hatcher | Spring Tea, 2017
Olympia, Washington
Bigleaf maple, ebony, mineral crystal inlay, colorfast dyes, lacquer finish. Lid secured with tiny rare earth magnets.
6.5 x 7.25 x 3.25 inches

Stephen Hatcher is a woodturner and sculptor who incorporates mineral crystals into his designs. This unique style of artwork has earned him many awards including recognition by Southwest Art magazine as the most innovative wood artist in 2007. He has also been featured in many other books and magazines, including most recently "100 Northwest Artists, “CAST”, and “Audacious”. Stephen's work is found in numerous private, corporate, and institution collections around the world. Trained in electrical engineering and mathematics, Stephen was an entrepreneur in the Seattle, WA area for 25 years designing cutting-edge satellite communications equipment. Retiring from the ?eld in 2002, he pursued his love of art which draws inspiration from the natural beauty and cultural aspects of the Paci?c Rim.
Stephen has developed many methods of combining the inlay of minerals shell, and others, with woodturning and ?at-wood art. In 2013 and 2014 respectively Stephen was an Artist-in-Residence at Denali National Park, Alaska and Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska. Stephen has taught design, inlay, and ?nishing techniques repeatedly at six renowned U.S. schools as well as demonstrating or lecturing at clubs and symposiums across the country and internationally. He resides on Oyster Bay in western Washington State with his wife Brenda, several pets, and a 1000 sq. ft. shop/studio. Stephen strives to conceive and create pieces that reach out and connect with others - works to stir the viewer’s memory, imagination, and evoke a moment in time.