Blacksmith and welder from Syracuse New York, John Haines creates graceful abstractions that evoke the images of Arp or Miro, with a unique fluidity. The wall mounted and free standing sculptures are elegantly crafted, with great attention to detail, displaying the artist's expertise in metalwork.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS
Stanford Faculty Club, Stanford University, CA., 2005., Cerasoli Winery, Healdsburg, CA, 2008., PKirkeby Fine Art, San Francisco, CA., 2008, CFA Gallery, San Anselmo, CA 2006., Best of Show, National Small Works Competition, Mesquite Fine Art Center, Mesquite, NV., 2003., Jurors Award (Kenneth Baker, Curator), California Small Works, SMOVA, Santa Rosa, CA. 2001., Works on Display, MOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1993-2001.Richard Witzel & Associates, San Francisco, CA., 2001., Judges Award, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA., 1999., L’Apperamment, Paris, France., Espace Artesia, Paris, France. 1997., Galerie Appendage, San Francisco, CA., Espace Artesia, Paris, France., Galleria La Spirale, Prato, Italy. 1995., Premio Internazionale, Segretario Provinciale di Firenze, Florence, Italy.,1996
forged and welded steel with glass