The DetailsThe Artist
- Sentiment written inside box: ”Open books, open minds”
- 4.75”square x 2”h hand-painted wood box with bas-relief resin carving on hinged lid
- Artist Susan Lordi hand carves the original of each Willow Tree® piece from her studio in Kansas City, MO. This piece is made from Susan's original carving and design, and painted by hand.
Susan Lordi has a keen observation of the human form. Inspired by dance, art history, nature, and personal experiences with family and friends, Susan uses figurative sculpture to reflect our relationship with people and the world around us. In additi on to working in sculpture, Susan has spent years making art with cloth. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Textile Design and her fiber art has been exhibited internationally. A monograph of her art textiles has been published in the Portfolio Colle ctionby Telos Art Publishing and she is featured in the book Art Textiles of the World: USA.