Turn a Spindle, by Betty Scarpino

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Turn a Spindle, by Betty Scarpino
150.00USD+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Jun 27 @ 15:30UTC-4 : AST/EDT
All items in this auction were created, at least in part, on the wood lathe, with wood as the primary material. All are one-of-a-kind signed originals, individually created by the artist listed.
Lot #10

Betty J. Scarpino
Indianapolis, Indiana
Turn a Spindle, 2015, Wood, epoxy, 7” x 8” x 2”
Epoxy resin casting with Jim Rinde.

Turn a Spindle Blueprint method: Follow the detailed instructions on the BLUE PRINT. Published in American Woodturner: Finish turning this spindle according to instructions contained in the journal pages glued in between the layers of wood. Wood with predrilled 1 1/8-inch diameter hole: Mark the center on each end, mount onto the lathe, and turn a 1-inch diameter spindle.Highly compressed: Remove the spindle by turning away the epoxy resin. Once freed, the wood will return to its original dimensions.

About Betty Scarpino

"Artists create glorious objects when they incorporate their life experiences into a personal vocabulary, expressive of their own particular, splendid being. What I make is a mirror of who I am, so when I speak for myself, the message rings true and sincere."

Contemporary artist, sculptor and woodturner Betty Scarpino is recognized as one of the masters of the genre. Her work is held in private, public and museum collections throughout the world.

Betty works full time teaching, writing, sculpting and printmaking from her home in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Her work is available for purchase at some of the finest galleries in America and she exhibits widely in juried shows. She was awarded her second Creative Renewal Fellowship by the Arts Council of Indianapolis in 2007.