An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian
Armadillo, Boy, Cat, Dove, Elephant, Frog

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian
lady, Handstand, Iguana, Jellyfish, Koala, Ladybug

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian
Manatee, Nautilus, Owl, Penguin, Quail, Rabbit, Seahorse

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian
Tiger, Urchin, Viper, Wolf, Xiphosura (Horseshoecrab), Yoga, Zebra

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian

An Alphabet of Animals Carved from Crayons and Other Miniature Pencil Works by Diem Chau sculpture pencils miniature crayons animals abecedarian

An artist’s medium is as varied as creativeness lets in and also you’ll in finding lots of, maybe even heaps of them right here on big. however every now and then a medium itself is altered to create an paintings, as is the case with Seattle artist Diem Chau (up to now right here and right here) who works within the slender confines of graphite pencil leads and colored crayons to carve her refined sculptures of animals and other people. a local of Vietnam, Chau and her family came to america as refugees in 1986 and would later receive a BFA from Cornish school of the arts after which she commenced exhibiting her works in ny, Miami, Seattle and l. a..

thankfully we’ll finally get a glimpse of Chau’s miniature carvings here in Chicago at Packer Schopf Gallery opening this Friday. almost the whole thing you see right here shall be on view and the artist might be giving a chat at 1pm the following day on April 6th, 2013. See extra of her new A-Z series on Flickr and on her blog.