Humor has always been a big part of my life. My favorite genre of movies are comedies, and practical jokes were a major part of my 41 years in the toy business. I believe a dose of laughter every day is very important to one’s health.
When I came up with Hey You Up There, Are You Really From Arizona, I started to laugh and knew it was the right title for the sculpture. The small lower stone is looking up at the upper chert stone. The chert stone is, in fact, from Arizona.
My pieces are not always humorous but they are fun to look at. The reaction I get from people is mostly smiles and occasionally laughter when they see the title.
August 15, 2019