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Natural Light Sources from Sculptor Drew A. Schnierow

Posted: Apr. 22nd, 2009  |  By JustLuxe Team
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Home Decor: Drew A. Schnierow, artist and sculptor, combines his pieces with their subject and their light source. A sculptor "of light and stone," Schnierow creates one-of-a-kind pieces ranging in size from small tabletop pieces, to larger commissioned works reaching three feet in height as light fixtures and table lamps. A large part of his mission is to not let the art fade into the background but be a presence in the home, in stead. Why throw another print on the wall when you can add the physical presence of a uniquely created piece?

The process is entirely organic from the use of natural materials as the subjects of his pieces to sculpting each one by hand and is completed in two to four weeks, depending on their size. Schnierow's materials include colored soap stones, alabasters, honeycomb onyx, and other translucent stones that allow careful transition of light.

These illuminated stone sculptures change the everyday table lamp into handcrafted works of art, no two pieces of stone being the same due to delicate, unique veining and color harmonies. Schnierow sells his work across the country, from New York to Santa Monica, where he began his work in an art collective and first discovered the beautiful properties of honeycomb onyx, the stone most prevalent in his most recent collection due to its incredible ability to work with light and form relationships with other stones as well.

Each piece is custom-designed and ranges about $2,500 to $5,000. Their natural lines and pure composition allow for their placement in any surrounding: the centerpiece for a common living space or adorning the walls of your entryway. Now, bringing about our connection to the earth isn't just about driving a Hybrid and remembering to recycle, but allowing Mother Nature's elements to really shine both outside and inside our homes.

For LxM Kate Prihoda
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