A view of my sculptures
From Portugal To America now show up my Sculpture International Has a Stone Carver living a testemony in Stone With Magnifcent Stones Carving in a mission to Manifest a message in life in The Picture Individual Exibition Black ,white and colors Gallery Ludic Center Sculptures in Marble award by Best Sculptor in 1997 Sintra Portugal Bring the Value to the Diferent kind of types Marble ,Limestone and Granite Nature Got
Now working with Granite from Princeton New Jersey .
theres some Sculptors like Isamu Nogushi ,Henrry Moore ,Brancusi ,Mark Disuvero , that really inspire me by technic use in stone and Steel , the monumental aspect of creation ,the nature by natural forms its the most creation of universe chaping by the billion years and when came to me its the power of expression color sound the vibration of forms create the picture the act Gesture of molding the idea most forms of my sculpture already there ,i just take whats around and i discover something inside of me by carving .
I,m from Portugal ,i studied Visual Arts in Lisbon ,i start Sculpture in the International Sculpture Center in Portugal i learn with the best Sculptors there , one of the most famous tradicional stone carving places ,with sculptor Moises ,I Become a teatcher there and create many Private and public Sculptures ,create my own Studio in Portugal capital of Marble in world I Carve stone in Pero Pinheiro ,Sintra count dozens of individual and collective exibitions in Europe and America been in most important Art fairs ,my Sculpture receave prizes and honors for the excelence of my carvings most of my works are collection in Museums . ,now i stablish my Studio in New Jersey where i can create big size Sculptures ,i,m creating The international Sculpture center in America for people learn and practize Sculpture my Last exibition in Art in the park worcester Massachuchets current in show until september 2019 where my Sculpture infinite possibilities in granite was selected I really like to work with monumental Stones Granite and Marble also Limestone ,creating public Art where Sculpture get in touch with people I also been carving stone for cathedrals preserving the anciant techniques from the past every comission been oportunity to expand myself from hard work to create a testemony of my Craft . For me carving stone ,its just the feeling that i receave from the forms ,color ,and the moment i create ,i start just chiesels and hammer inside the stone when I create without any concept , but be able to work with pantographs to amplify the Sculpture to big size scale work . its a alquimy process of transmutation from the stone i create the codes incripted and is a revelation for the mind that get in touch with my creation .
Stone its my Medium i really got big connection with this material that i feel big energy , i can get any form possible imagine depending on the skill i got ,Stone got all colors its fantastic the sound of carving stone and see forms came in alive the diferent textures the reflex of light in relation with expression its a material last for thousend years , gives me energy and speak a language that i understand its Monumental i Love It .
ODETTA Digital: Winter 2020 Exhibition - Essential Works