Artist: Pattie Porter Firestone

Pattie Porter Firestone
Pattie Porter Firestone
“I grew up in Atlanta, GA and went to Mount Holyoke College studying with Leonard Delonga learning to weld, and cast bronze. I studied with Elaine de Kooning, Wayne Thiebaud and George Spaventa at the New York Studio School in Paris and other notable teachers through the years. I work mostly in metal creating both outdoor and indoor sculpture. My outdoor sculptures rise directly from the earth and imply movement below the ground – as though the lines of energy connect and energize below the surface, then push up above ground and plunge back into the ground creating a force field. The energy seems pulled from above and then pulled back down to earth. My indoor “Above & Below” series is an exploration of what these lines of energy might be doing below the surface.

Arts in Foggy Bottom 2010

Flowering Energy
Flowering Energy
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