Stephen Rock

Stephen Rock

Stephen Rock grew up in Ellensburg, WA, surrounded by loggers, logging, and woodworking. His work often reflects the materials and influences of the Northwest. The son of an art teacher, he is a skilled artist, who creates work in a diverse range of mediums including digital imaging, wood, collage, watercolor, acrylic, sumi, and scrimshaw. He runs Rock’s Studio, a Fine Art Digital Printmaking studio in West Seattle.

Brush Pile Stephen Rock

Brush Pile, 2010

Wood, paint

Carved from local logs, Brush Pile refers to the long held practice of calligraphy and writing by hand.   In our fast-paced society where words are mostly written on a computer keyboard, Brush Pile reminds us of the tools used in the past to write or draw.

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Restoration Collaboration

Restoration Collaboration: Vessel, 2009

In collaboration with Nichole DeMent

reclaimed wood, mixed media

Using reclaimed and recycled materials, Stephen Rock and Nichole DeMent co-created Restoration Collaboration. The boat shaped sculpture that projects through the walls into the outdoors of McGilvra’s Resturant.  Restoration Collaboration, includes photographic images on clear vinyl depicting water and sea images.

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