Phil Tennant's work, titled “Thrones,” leverages wooden chairs, shaped into small throne sculptures, and decorated with visual elements that reflect centeredness, change and conflict. Each throne is infused with the human characteristics its users may possess.
- Artist: Phil Tennant
- Installation: November 12, 2018 - March 10, 2019
- Location: Ticketing Hall
About the Artist: Tennant has been a practicing sculptor and furniture maker for four decades, with his worked exhibited nationally in art galleries, universities, and museums. His work has also been featured in Fine Woodworking, American Craftsman Magazine, and Studio Furniture. In describing his process, Tennant said “making my work is a lot like a dog chasing its tail; what I’m after is that ‘perfect form,’ but it is tantalizing just out of reach.”