Other Gallery Artists
JIM BUMPAS – WOODTURNER
Jim’s fascination with wood and the art of turning has become a passion and full time avocation since his retirement from 30 years as a hopital administrator. His turnings won Best in Show in the Richmond Woodcraft Annual Woodturning Competition, Professional Category, three years running. One of his turned pieces was recently selected as part of an International Juried Show sponsored by the American Association of Woodturners.
He now resides in Colonial Heights, VA and Kill Devil Hills, NC with his wife Jennifer.
I enjoy the process of finding and rescuing wood local woods, many with special character that is not revealed until discovered during the turning process. I also work with some exotic imported woods that have unique natural beauty.
HANNA JUBRAN – SCULPTOR
Internationally acclaimed sculptor Hanna Jubran has conducted symposiums in many parts of the world. His work has been exhibited in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin and South America. His awards are significant.
Jubran’s work embraces all aspects of the sculptural process, including stone and wood carving, metal fabrication, metal casting, and combined stone and metal casting. Described as an artist always on the go, he has been creating metal worlds, some with intricate insides and fascinating exteriors, for over 30 years. His stone sculptures reveal the flowering of the rock. While his work is abstract, its language is always accessible.
A professor in the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University, he was born in the village of Jish in the Upper Galilee region of northern Israel and now makes his home in Grimesland, NC, with his wife, Jodi, who is also a sculptor.
My goal for art is to reflect my own aesthetic views, concepts and sincerity of expression. For me sculpture and research are opportunities I cannot ignore.
JUDD SNAPP – Woodworker / Sculptor
Judd obtained his Masters from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He loves artistic design incorporated as a part of function in wood furniture. Nature is both an inspiration and a resource for this artist who often uses found objects in his wood and metal constructions.
An avid traveler, he now resides in eastern North Carolina and plans to live on a houseboat.