Mark Knize – Tracy, CA

Mark Knize is a sculptor in wood, clay, metal, concrete, and stone. The geometry of simple curves and round objects has been a decades-long interest, producing geometric, even practical, vessels.  He now is adding more representational images to his body of work including people and animals, a consequence of serious study of figure drawing.  Besides winning awards in local art shows, his work is also in private collections in California, Europe, and Japan.

Artist statement: “I enjoy trying to achieve the perfect form, creating objects that engage the viewer. I see my work functioning as a key visual point within a room, inviting a look and a touch.”


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