Inspired by the architecture and people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland
Living and working in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, artist Jim Unger works primarily in metals with an emphasis on copper, taking it to new and unexpected places with the addition of colour and patinas. With a background in wood-working and cabinetry, his work has evolved from simple garden objects to large sculptures and contemporary works of art.
Call Across the Sea’s evocative tableaux is formed from copper, steel, wood, paint, and sand. The work is inspired by the architecture and people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, which is home to a world-famous arts residency program.