artist: relief art • sculpture • furniture

Statement:  2020 was quite a year for everyone. It put us all in new situations, feeling new things and expressing new thoughts.  This piece, speaking in a subtle way, uses Morse Code to spell the word HOPE. It’s a reminder that with all the upheaval around us, we still needed Hope to get through it all. HOPE is a powerful four letter word.

Dimensions: 24 in H x 24 in W x 2.5 in D

Materials: Poplar with wood stones carved from Maple

Finish:  milk paint, latex paint, Osmo Poly-x

NOTES: The stones are arranged as dots and dashes and spells  HOPE using morse code.  

Stones are loose but numbered in the following way:

H4      H4       H4       H4

 1 2   3   4

O3 03 03

  1 2 3

P4 P4 P4 P4

 1 2 3 4