We got along without seeds until about 350 million years ago when evolution finally produced one. Now, with few exceptions, we can’t get along without them.
Why seeds and pods as a subject for sculpture? It is an idea that has evolved from early in my life when I began to save seeds for planting. Slowly, I took time to look more closely at the thing I was putting in the ground, and one day I didn’t see a seed, I saw a sculpture.
During the decade I have been creating sculptural seeds and pods in marble and bronze, the impetus behind them has changed, but the fascination endures.
Pods which, of course, contain many more seeds