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By Joe Elder 

Rolling with the stone


Joe Elder

Sculptor Jerry Wood works on Riding the Wave. He started the piece at a workshop in July and will show it for the first time at an exhibit in Rock Springs.

Walking into Jerry Wood’s studio is like walking into another era. The still grace of the sculptures themselves are the only suggestion of movement, except for the carver himself surrounded by the chink, chink of hammer and chisel on stone. Dust floats in the air and comes to rest like a skiff of sepia-colored snow on finished and half-finished pieces.

Wood will be showing 20 sculptures at a solo exhibition at the Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs for the month of February. The selection of carvings include his first ever along with his latest piece.

The exhibit, titled “A Jour...

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