“Kevin Titzer creates sculpture using wood, metal, and other debris found near his home by the Ohio River. A native of Evansville, Indiana, the 38 year old has been making art for most of his life. Kevin’s subjects are playful, yet carry a darker edge and suggest that much more lies beneath the surface.”
“My process is fairly simple. I start off with driftwood that I collect from the Ohio River. Mostly the wood I use is driftwood. After tumbling around in the water, the wood is usually nice and soft and easy to carve. Back at my studio I start to rough out the figure with hand tools. Typically the torso, legs, and base are all one piece of wood. The circumference of the base is the size of the log I started with. A head, arms, and hands are carved from smaller pieces of driftwood.
At the end of the process, I often fashion props for my figures to suggest a narrative. I enjoy telling open-ended stories with my work.” (from Garde Rail Gallery)