Richard Bright
Clio, CA

(530) 836-1454

For the past ten years, Richard has turned functional bowls, natural edged bowls, artistic bowls, and closed forms out of his workshop in the Western Sierra Nevada.

His goal is to discover shapes hidden in the wood and use techniques learned and honed to highlight nature's hidden treasures; using only wood and burls considered waste because they have been damaged by weather, cleared to replant orchards, or removed for public safety. The Manzanita burls used for his Manzanita bowls have been removed from building sites or lots for fire prevention, this recycling serves both the environment and my artistic nature.

With proper care, these bowls will last for generations. All they need is dusting and an occasional waxing with any good wood polish.