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SWEET JACK

D’Jean Jawrunner, is a sculptor and fine art Professor Emeritus, living in rural New Mexico. Her work is inspired by a life committed to innate curiosity and intellectual growth.  

 Iron has long been important to her work as she is awed by fire and its transformative power.  This series is designed as an exploration of cast iron, using the high temperature of the molten metal, to accomplish the surface texture. After the sculptures are made, wood is applied. As the iron flows into the molds, it sears and burns the patterns of the wood on to the pieces. This surface is only possible, due to the almost 3000 degree heat of the molten iron.

 D’jean Jawrunner, emerged from an ancestry of story tellers, with a need for narrative, whether literal or abstract. Her art reflects the sustainable nature of what it means to find community in a changing world. This sculpture is available for sale for $7000. 

 

YOUNTVILLE ART WALK
  1. FACES OF FREEDOM
  2. MEMORY OF A TREE
  3. SPIRAL
  4. RIGADOON
  5. LINK OF HUMANITY
  6. THE LIGHT FORREST
  7. GOOSE EGG
  8. CHOYA
  9. LOW POLY OPEN HEART
  10. THE CHEF
  11. 1200 DEGREES
  12. KNOT THEORY
  13. ROCK MUSHROOMS
  14. COMING SOON
  15. SIDEWALK JUDGE
  16. SLINGSHOT
  17. CHAOS PAMPLONA
  18. PEACE
  19. COMING SOON
  20. MACAW
  21. Y.E.S. BOOK
  22. TREBLE CLEF
  23. BALANCING ACT
  24. LIBERATION
  25. THE HATCH
  26. HEART OF THE VINE
  27. HONORARY FIREFIGHTER
  28. RAVEN
  29. SWEET JACK
  30. LEAVING LEONARDO
  31. PYTHAGORAS
  32. CARVED BY NATURE III
  33. THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD IS IN OUR HANDS
  34. NAPA VALLEY MUSEUM