Lynda Smith-Bugge’s large scale works unveils the tree’s innermost being, revealing burled patterns, insect ravaged wood and the striation of the grain.
There is a grandeur quality to her work. She invites the viewer to witness the simple grace of the lines, textures and rhythms created by forces of nature.
Her slices of trees with polished and undulating branches suggest totems as do branches she similarly finishes. Other earthy and raw constructions suggest alters and sacred