Sculpture 1977

I used to carve stone and lots of it. Mostly limestone, the quarries in my area are plentiful and willing to give up small to medium pieces. As a poor artist, free was the invitation I needed.

Having a studio, plus creating and running it, are almost two separate skill-sets. You can imagine which skill I had and which I didn’t. After many shows, gallery representations and purchases, I couldn’t find enough money to keep it going. I will always regret that decision and now believe I should have gone after it do or die. It is a huge regret, but have made peace with myself.

Being an illustrator is rewarding and almost as messy. At least I am not coughing and sneezing dust. Paint doesn’t fly.

Categories: Art Studio, Calder, Inner Peace, Joan MiroTags: , , , , , , ,

Barry Comer

I volunteer as a design and communications consultant with Family Scholar House in Louisville, Kentucky, the Democratic Socialists of America and teach children with emotional and developmental disabilities.

I have degrees in art and was an art director for 30 years.


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