Thursday, April 4, 2013

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons by Diem Chau

Armadillo, Boy, Cat, Dove, Elephant, Frog

Girl, Handstand, Iguana, Jellyfish, Koala, Ladybug

Manatee, Nautilus, Owl, Penguin, Quail, Rabbit, Seahorse


Tiger, Urchin, Viper, Wolf, Xiphosura (Horseshoecrab), Yoga, Zebra

Seattle based artist Diem Chau creates these incredible animal and people sculptures out of colored crayons. Diem Chau is originally from Vietnam who came with her family to America as refugees in 1986. Chau is a BFA graduate from Cornish College of the Arts and has been won several prestigious awards. She has done solo exhibitions and her works has been exhibited in New York, Miami, Seattle and Los Angeles.

If you live in Chicago then make sure you stop by to admire her A-Z miniature carving series at Packer Schopf Gallery from April 5th through May 18th. For more information on the show or to view more of her work go to her blog.



Anja said...

Absolutely awesome!!!!

Misty Star said...

Wow, those are such intricate carvings!