We are offering another exquisite one-of-a-kind hand, painted wood carving with mixed media by contemporary artist, Jim Carpenter. This beautiful sculpture is of an Eastern Bluebird perched on a post surrounded with a purple morning glory vine. It measures 11″ x 8″ x 5 1/2″. This piece is signed and in excellent good condition. The flowers are hand painted wood and vine is made of the thin sheet metal.
Biography: Jim Carpenter is an award-winning bird carver who resides in Pfafftown, North Carolina. Jim carves high detail life-like birds which are primarily sold in fine art and craft galleries. He sculpts his birds out of tupelo gum wood and paints with either artist oils or acrylics. Jim has won numerous “Best of Show” awards at contests across the country and has been juried into fine art shows along with other two and three dimensional works. Jim teaches bird-carving classes at the Sawtooth Center of Visual Arts in Winston-Salem, NC and the John Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC, as well as many demonstrations though out the year. He is a member and currently on the board of directors of the Piedmont Craftsmen in NC. His sculptures have been on display at the NC Museum of History and the NC Governor’s mansion.