Articles Toxic Heavy Metal Remediation in Sculptors Workshop

Toxic Heavy Metal Remediation in Sculptors Workshop

Working on my public art commission with the help of a family-owned machine shop, I witnessed a young father teaching his 5 or 6-year-old daughter how to Tungsten-electrode, Inert Gas (TIG) weld steel.  It is not easy to handle “the magic wand” of a TIG torch.  The TIG uses a high frequency electric arc, glowing …

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Announcements New Public Art Project Design Phase is starting August 2016

New Public Art Project Design Phase is starting August 2016

Opening a new chapter in public art sculpture. Imagine combining art with mathematics and science by using architectural Dichroic panels. The Dichroic effect is a color changing phenomenon found in specially prepared transparent materials, such as, Dichroic glass. As the angle of viewing changes, so does the color.  Presently making and testing models that if …

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Articles Creating the Great Seal of Bernalillo County, NM

Creating the Great Seal of Bernalillo County, NM

The Bernalillo County (New Mexico) Seal The History That Constitutes Its Creation and Design by Doug Czor, Artist and Sculptor, July, 2013 In March of 1999, I received the commission to create two, 6-foot-in-diameter, cast bronze, Bernalillo County emblems.  I realized that the large size of the various design elements would allow me to create …

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Articles Evolution of an Idea: “Reaching for the Stars”

Evolution of an Idea: “Reaching for the Stars”

Evolution of an Idea: “Reaching for the Stars” By Doug Czor Several years ago, an art gallery owner asked me to write the story of my public art sculpture, “Reaching for the Stars,” and describe how it came into being.  The sculpture’s birth took place in the desert through the uncommon marriage of art, science, …

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