Some 50 to 60 or more forms have evolved into a large, low floor installation called "A Walk Remembered". The pedestals are differing heights and sizes.  The height ranges from 4 -to 30 inches. The installation meanders across the floor, like islands with the appearance of a geometrical topographical map. Each time "A Walk Remembered" is installed it is adapted to the size and shape of the space in which it is set up. The configuration of the pedestals is intended to encourage the viewer to walk slowly and quietly through the installation. This large installation has been shown in many galleries and museums and continues to evolve as individual pieces are purchased and other are added. "A Walk Remembered", consists of all white sculptures that evoke a memory of special people, places and events in my life. The works are forms inspired by the natural treasures I pick up on walks and hikes. Sometimes these forms come as a gift from others who have discovered an exciting form on their own walks. Sometimes, they commemorate special places I have been and special people in my life who have passed on.... 

The spiral is a highly important and personal symbol to me. In addition, It is a symbol that has appeared though out the history of man. Add to that it's repeated appearance in nature...  To share the importance of that symbol, I created a large, flat spiraling shell.  In reality the inspiration was a tiny moon shell discovered on a walk at the beach. For me this shell is a reminder that life is always spiraling back to people, places and events that have been important in our lives... then the spiral begins anew but at a different point in time...

Over time, I have come to realize that "A Walk Remembered" is in fact a 3-dimensional journal of my life's journey.  It was not my original intention but as it evolved over many years, it's meaning simply revealed itself....

McCall Center, Charlotte, NC

McCall Center, Charlotte, NC

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

Sumter County Museum of Art, Sumter, SCS

Sumter County Museum of Art, Sumter, SCS

Sumter County Museum of Art

Sumter County Museum of Art

SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, Greenville, SC

SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, Greenville, SC

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