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Bozarts Gallery is dedicated to the growth and advancement of the fine arts in Water Valley and the surrounding community.
A commercial gallery with a current view, Bozarts Gallery is an alliance of creative minds with purpose and vision.
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Jeff Long
I have always had, for as long as I can remember, an instinctive affinity for wood. The major purpose for my work is to find ways, both innovative and conventional, to create objects from wood which give people the opportunity to find a place for a type of art in their homes which is functional and domestic, yet retains wild or live form. Though I usually have a design in mind, I do not know exactly how the piece will look until I am almost done with it. Often I am pleasantly surprised. I am never disappointed. In keeping with my philosophy of art imitating nature rather than imposing on it, I salvage most of my wood from timber cuts and sawmills rather than cutting living trees. Although the term "salvage" does not sound as trendy as "recycle," it is more accurate since the materials I collect have not and would never be used. It was, in fact, the devastation left by a timber cut on the land around me that drove me to retool, rethink, and begin a new phase of my woodworking career.
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