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Together, our family is home
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26252
$38.00
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“I wanted to capture the time in your life when there’s a lot of excitement, happiness, yet a big unknown. This piece connects the concepts of Home and Family — you are creating your own family—your own home. There’s been a shift in your life cycle. It’s about establishing roots in a way that centers and grounds you as a couple. It can be scary, but also has you in awe. Together, you’re creating a sense of place—building something—permanence and belonging. To each other and to the someone else that you haven’t met yet, but that you already love. I wanted the title to have a hidden layer of discovery ... I like the twist of taking a noun and using it as an adjective to explain a feeling one might have, but can’t always verbally express.” —Susan Lordi
A gift to celebrate new beginnings, new babies, new families… and the loving relationships that develop between parent and child.
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8.5”h hand-painted resin figure Packaging box includes enclosure card for gift-giving Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents.
Description
Willow Tree sculptural art forms beautifully express love, closeness, healing, courage, hope… all the emotions of a life well lived. Artist Susan Lordi hand carves the original of each figure from her studio in Kansas City Missouri. Pieces are cast from her original carvings, and individually painted by hand. Expression is revealed through gestures only… a tilt of the head, placement of the hands, a turn of the body. The simplicity of form and absence of facial features signify Willow Tree. It is Susan’s hope that these pieces be meaningful to both giver and receiver.
The Artist

Susan Lordi

Susan Lordi has a keen observation of the human form. Inspired by dance, art history, nature, and personal experiences with family and friends, Susan uses figurative sculpture to reflect our relationship with people and the world around us. In additi on to working in sculpture, Susan has spent years making art with cloth. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Textile Design and her fiber art has been exhibited internationally. A monograph of her art textiles has been published in the Portfolio Colle ctionby Telos Art Publishing and she is featured in the book Art Textiles of the World: USA.

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  • Ocean Springs MS

    Posted by Christine on Apr 17th 2015

    We cherish our HOME statue but for a uniquely different reason. We miscarried our baby at 10 weeks. We have two other Willow tree statues that represent our 3 children and it seemed strange not to have something to acknowledge our beautiful angel that we lost. This statue is perfection. There is a somberness that i see in the statue, a seriousness, an encompassing love between husband and wife and the beautiful life that they created. Though we will never physically see our baby in this life, this statue acknowledges her very real presence and her existence. She is amongst her brother and sisters on my bedroom dresser. I feel like this statue completes my collection representing my children. I look at it every day and smile because I think of my little angel. Thank you for bringing me such peace. Incidentally, I have purchased this statue on the occasion of friend's miscarriages as well. They have always welcomed it and treasure it almost with a sigh of joy that their profound loss is acknowledged in a physical way. Breathtaking!

  • Wray, CO

    Posted by Suqin Geng on Apr 29th 2014

    I got it when I saw it in the shop located in Toronto,where I had been participated in an English teacher training program. I loved it because I felt the mood to wait for the baby,at once I was melted.At that time I was expecting to get married to start a family. I had found a guy to spend my rest life with, and I was dreaming of living with him legally and we would have our baby.

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