Vancouver / Salt Spring artist Paul Burke has for 3 decades created all manner of creatures in wood: ravens, horses, circus animals, squid and imaginary creatures in a distinctive high folk style. His first studios and exhibitions were in the downtown east side Vancouver and he now shows in Toronto and Texas and at his beautiful studio/gallery on Salt Spring and his pieces are avidly collected.
Work at Touch Wood
Five cedar salmon, mounted with metal connectors to cedar 6×12 bases, stained with white “milk paint”.
size: 5′ long.
Three large cedar ravens, stained with black “milk paint”, one with wings extended
sizes vary, from 30″
Giant cedar squid
Three large squid, carved in cedar, stained with milk paint, mounted on metal bases. 6’