Patrick Dougherty is active/lives in United States. Patrick Dougherty is known for sculpture-twig and stick constructions.
Biography Patrick Dougherty
Sculptor Patrick Dougherty grew up in the woods of North Carolina and developed a fascination with the beauty of the bare winter branches of trees. Today he uses saplings to create monumental sculptures. He praises the sapling as available, renewable and well adapted to weaving into sculpture.
Dougherty's large abstract sculptures are intended to respect nature and add to the natural surroundings. He has created over 160 works during his 30 year career as a sculptor. For a commission he completed at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin he used over 2500 saplings which were collected by the artist and community volunteers. Dougherty likes to involve volunteers in the development of his sculptures giving the communi
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