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Ceil Rossi

Medium: Ceramic / Sculpture

Description:  Gourd Art Sculptures

Ceil Rossi

Medium: Ceramic / Sculpture

Description:  Gourd Art Sculptures


#1 Flora
23L x 15H"
$360



#2 Waterlily (description below)
16"H x 32" Cir
$350



#3 Relic (description below)
6"H x 7" Cir
$85



#4 Early Fall (description below)
10"H x 10" Cir
$145


#1 FLORA 23"L x15"H $360.00 a hard-shelled premium California gourd that has been wood-burned adorned with hand crafted clay flowers, painted with red acrylic on an attached oak stand.
#2 WATERLILY 16" H x 32" Cir $350.00 A hard-shelled premium gourd that has been hand carved, wood burned, painted with acrylic black, white and greens on attached oak stand
#3 THE RELIC 6" H x 7" Cir. $85.00 gourd with attached copper top w/ inserted chop sticks topped with eggshells painted with ink dyes and gold foil embellishment.
#4 EARLY FALL A hard shelled gourd that has been wood-burned, painted with yellow acrylic paints and adorned with hand formed clay flowers 12" H x 10" cir.  $195

GOURD ART SCULPTURES WITH THE USE OF A WOOD BURNER, CARVING TOOLS,
ACRYLIC PAINT, INK DYES, AND CLAY, A GOURD SCULPTURE IS BORN.

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Seashore Flowers
1 & 2
A hard shelled gourd that has been wood burned and painted with white and pink acrylic paints to depict the flowers of the seashore. on an attached wood stand  13" H x 10" cir.     $165.00

Ceil Rossi lived in Arizona for over 30 years and it was during this time she discovered gourds, the magical art form of the southwest. her earthy artwork is grown from the ground and it's these hard shelled vessels that have perpetuated her passion for art. An unusual medium for any New England artists, nature's pottery has helped Ceil Rossi of Agawam nurture her creativity. The gourd is a 3-dimensional canvas that can be carved, wood-burned and painted. The paints that Ceil uses are transparent ink dyes, you can see the mottled skin of the gourd. She opened The Carefree Gourd Gallery and teaching studio in the quaint town of Carefree, Arizona and has been teaching and creating gourd art sculptures for 14 years. She is a member of the Agawam Community Artists and Artisans and the Agawam Cultural Council. Her work has been shown in several galleries around Massachusetts and Connecticut and she has participated and won honors in several fine art shows. In addition to exhibiting and teaching she presents a lecture called "From Field to Fine Art" on the history, art and culture of the gourd. Her lecture has been enthusiastically accepted by all, as she talk about the raw gourd beginning from the pre-historic era to present day as it becomes a piece of fine art.

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Three Gourds - for sale individually:

HARRY THE HAWK 15"H x 9"Cir $130.00
Wood burned owl on gourd w/ attached stand
SNOWY 8" H x 5" Cir $55.00
Wood burned owl on gourd w/ attached pine stand
NIGHT WATCHER 19"H x 10" Cir $185.00
Wood burned owl on gourd w/ real feather wing, painted with ink dyes on attached pine stand

 

TOBACCO LEAVES
hand carved hard shell
gourd, wood-burned,
stippling on leaves,
natural color, attached
base 12"Wx10"H $195
APRIL DOGWOOD
hand carved hard
shelled gourd,
wood-burned, acrylic
painted flowers with
gourd top on attached
stand 10"Hx10"H $195
TURTLE PARTY
a hard shelled gourd carved,
wood-burned and painted
with ink dyes, turtle shell
painted with white pebeo
enamel on attached stand
12"Hx10"W $195


CONTACT THE ARTIST FOR PURCHASE AND PAYMENT AT TOCAREFREE2@HOTMAIL.COM or (413) 207-1247

Email: tocarefree2@hotmail.com

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