christopher curtis


Vermont sculptor Christopher Curtis has been a working artist for over 20 years, and an observer of science and the natural world his entire life.  Much of his early work was named for the invisible particles that compose the earth and atmosphere, “Quark Trap” and “Evidence of a Passing Neutrino”   for  example.  Science continues to  dictate  his direction in sculpture.  “Technology has the capacity to bring great destruction or great beauty into being.  It’s this  dichotomy that fuels the desire to create sculptures- objects that are tools of contemplation, dialogue, and perhaps peace. “


Curtis works in stone and steel - some of his massive, elegant sculptures sit in the gallery’s garden like lords...

                                                            - M. Awodey (Seven Days, Aug 07)