Utah State Fair 2014 Egg Carving Interactive Exhibit

Utah State Fair 2014 Eggshell Carving Demonstrations Day 1 photo 1

The staff of the 2014 Utah State Fair asked me to offer a demonstration of egg carving. Instead of carving eggs and having people watch me, I chose to create an interactive presentation where visitors could carve a simple design and keep the egg afterward. I think this idea worked really well. The event ran […]

Summer Art Shows For Utah

faces 2014

Face of Utah Sculpture Exhibit opens July 10, 2014 at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center. This year marks the 10th event celebrating sculpture artists of Utah. This is one of my favorite shows of the year. The staff of the Utah Cultural Celebration Center always do an outstanding job presenting art of all forms for […]


gourd book

Jim Widess and Ginger Summit have taken on the task of revising and expanding their book “Complete Book of Gourd Carving”, published by: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated. Within these pages are more than 600 color photographs of creations from nearly 100 international artists.   The previous edition of this book was one of the […]



I was asked to participate in the 40th Annual Eggs-ibit International. I had a great time catching up with old friends and making a few more. Here are a couple of fun ladies who told some fun stories and made my first evening eventful. My part of the show was to allow visitors a chance […]

Make-A-Wish Foundation Charity Golf Tournament Set For July

Make a wish golf egg 2014 small

This egg has a very special meaning for me. I created it as a fund raising effort for Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event, a golf tournament, is sponsored by Robison Distributing (http://www.robisondistributing.com/) and the Utah Floor Covering Association. Back in the history of my life I met an amazing woman (Florence) whose son, Bobby, left our world […]