December 2010

It is that time of year again where we celebrate God’s great gift to us, His Son, Jesus. May He shine through all the times and traditions of this Christmas season.

This small letter is three-fold;

First, to stay in touch.

Second, to inform those of you who are interested in learning to create stylized wood sculptures of the times and places where I will be teaching in 2011.  I have posted a schedule on the bottom left side of this page with complete information on the classes page.

Third, to let y’all see some of the pieces I have available for sale on my website on the works for sale page.  I don’t often have much inventory available for immediate delivery. It is an even rarer occurrence that I get my act together and place photos on the website, but hey, it’s Christmas time and miracles still happen.

So, please take a look at what is available, (the sculptures are shown below), and in more detail on the works for sale page and also check out my works in progress page, you never know, it just might help you shorten your Christmas gift list.

The 5 sculptures below are available for Christmas Delivery click here for more information.

Here is an update since the last newsletter.

Most of the major pieces I have done this year are in my 2011 Calendar.  I had a different variety of commissions this year, some of which were very challenging others extremely challenging, yet all a good and valuable experience. In addition to the sculpting, I have taught three classes and learned much more. Thank-you to Farrell and Fern Eaves (Signal Mountain, TN) and Bill Casto (Willliamsburg, VA) for hosting my classes. And a special thank-you to my wife and daughter for all their hard work in helping my Loveland class be so special. To the students who took classes this year, “thank you” for making the effort to come, for your hard work, and willing spirits during class. You all helped make this a great year!

Finally, thank you for your continued interest in me and my work, I pray you all have a blessed Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

J. Christopher White

2011 Calendars

Wood ‘n Words

Twelve sculptures, including inspirational poetry for each one composed by the artist in a 12″ x 24″ wall calendar for year long enjoyment.

…impeccably photographed, masterfully carved sculptures from thousand year old rare juniper wood…

….these make excellent Christmas gifts

click here for more information about the calendar and to order

Upcoming 2011Classes:

February 7-11
Signal Mountain, TN

April 4-8
Loveland, CO

April 26-28
Ocean CIty, MD

June 6-10
Loveland, CO

Mid June / early July
Sequim, WA

September 12-16
Franklin, IN (Indianapolis)

September 26-30
Loveland, CO

October 17-21
Signal Mountain, TN (Chattanooga)

October 31- November 4
Williamsburg, VA

Click here for more Information and/or to register.

Written by John White

Chris is an unusual artist in the sense that he personally harvests the juniper wood for his commissioned works. He makes frequent trips to Texas for this reason. He would love to visit with you about ideas for sculptures that you would like him to do.

February 16, 2020


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