Hand-turned vessel from spalted maple wood. The spalted patterns develop as the timber breaks down. Interior painted with black acrylic.
The making of...
Greg's pieces are first turned on the lathe from fresh reclaimed wood using a number of techniques that have evolved over the years. Each piece is then hand-carved or textured based on the artist's intuition and the wood's own natural qualities.
About Greg Gallegos
Greg Gallegos is an artist and woodturner based in Haslett, Michigan where he owns and operates Natural Selection Studio. Known for using only reclaimed wood to form his vessels, Greg's pieces range from the fully functional to the sublime. His work is frequently seen in publications and galleries around the country.