Signature Quotes

Quote Me written on a stone slab

Do you like to add quotes to your email signature file? Or do you like making memes of quotes to post on social media? Whatever you use quotes for, here’s some Cloverdale Sculpture Trail artist’s quotes, and a couple of classics.

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Artists’ Quotes

  • “From scrap metal to salvation, that is the process I use to elevate the crude to the sublime in my sculptures. It is also a metaphor for the spiritual transformation that guides and gets expressed through my work. ~Pierre Richie
  • “There are precious moments when the mind is quiet and I can enjoy my senses without interference. Sculpting, at its best, includes such moments.” ~Bryan Tedrick
  • “Steel sculpture is a paradox. It yields under heat and hammer becoming almost fluid, yet incredibly unforgiving when cold. Its creation becomes a deliberate and conscience decision.” ~Michael Seymour
  • “Creativity takes courage.” ~Henri Matisse
  • “I was lured in. Staring at the fire, and witnessing the magic as the molten metal danced around has indelibly burnt itself into me.” ~David Mudgett
  • “Life’s experiences, constraints, emotions, and current natural environment at hand often inspire the interconnections between each fabricated element of any given work.” ~Hector M. Ortega
  • “My work focuses on themes of nature, science, and spirituality. I seek to create dialogue around these themes and raise questions about what we share in common as a society.” ~Peter Hassen
  • “Sculpture occupies real space like we do… you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object.” ~Chuck Close
  • “My sculptures can appear as dreamlike images in which fiction and reality meet, well-known tropes merge, meanings shift, past and present fuse. Time and memory always play a key role.” ~Stan Huncilman
  • “Through years of working with stone and other materials to make figurative, functional or informative works, I have always strived to create art that is unusual.” ~M.C.Carolyn
  • “As an artist, I find inspiration and fuel for creative expression by contemplating the world around me.” ~Adrian Littman
  • “Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.” ~Jackson Pollock
  • “What is art if it does not move people to a new awareness?” ~Adrian Litman
  • “The process of making a sculpture is a spiritual practice myths are stories and help us find spiritual footing and make the point that because of culture we are never truly alone.” ~Joseph Castle