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Thursday 8 September - special guest speaker: Michael Schriver
Michael Schriever - a life's worth of woodcarvings.
Born in Victoria, started carving by chance as a young man in London. Self taught, he has expressed his innate talent in sculptures of great detail that now are in private collections around the world.
Horses, colour highlighted with spirits
335 figures in gallery
carved then painted - an old German technique.
1m x 400mm
Musicians 1m wide
Negro in Chains 1m
"Lord my bloon is red"
Apartheid era inspired work
bronze; mahogany shroud
Diana (huntress) & child 1971
Madonna & child 1974
stone; African Walnut surround
life size; from photo
lost wax process
"the other students arrived with models of door knobs"
Creation of Man 1968 (London)
Bust of Michael's (bushman) father
Now that's a mallet!
And thank you Michael.