Michael knows that inspiration can be utterly unpredictable and we may find it in the least expected places. For him, as an artist, a large number of pieces made derived from a stump of the tree or the inlay of the backgammon board. These two mediums are widely different, yet Michael managed to bring them together and create art that connects them. The early fascination with these objects goes far back into his life, and recalls instances when he had a keen interest in both while still quite young.
- Michael Ferris, sculptor and artist, gets his inspiration from Syrian art and tree stumps.
- Ferris is known for his intriguing subjects, which are almost always human portraits.
- The pandemic, unfortunately, has forced Michael Ferris to shift to remote work, which is nonetheless equally rewarding.
“Two very different woodworking mediums that couldn’t be further apart, but for artist Michael Ferris it’s the original source of his unique sculptures.”