The Grief of Gaia - 2018 Visual Art
The Grief of GaiaTom Baldwin
This wood carving tells the reversal of Government Policies to use national parklands for the exploitation of natural resources. The hawk represents what man uses, the feather represents what is left.
Tom Baldwin is an internationally award winning wildfowl carving artist. He recently won 2nd Best in the World, interpretive, at the Ward World Wildfowl Carving Championship, M & T Printing purchase award at the Canadian National Wildfowl Carving Championship, and has won back-to-back Best in Shows at the Wings and Water Festival, Award of excellence at the 2014 Kaleidoscope Holiday show, 1st place at the 2015 Kaleidoscope Holiday show, top 5 runner up for the Akron Art Prize 5 years in a row. Tom also received the best sculpture award at the 70th Annual Ohio Exhibition at the Zanesville Museum of Art. Tom lives in Akron with his wife, Barbara, and their two dogs.