Edwin Jeffery

Though he is considered to be an "emerging" artist, Edwin Jeffery has been carving for 35 years. His images are derived from Biblical and contemporary cultural sources, and he often works with exotic woods like African mahogany. His work is in the permanent collection of the Brooks Museum in Memphis, TN.

 

Coretta Scott King

2006

25.5"H x 9.5"W

polychrome bas-relief woodcarving

 
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Holy Bible

2007

13.5" x 11" x 1.5"

polychrome woodcarving

 

Sinless

2006

30" x 57"

bas-relief carving on wood

 

From Birth to Glory

2015

72" x 22.5" x 2"

painted bas-relief carving on wood

 

Holy Bible

2009

18" x 12.5" x 3.75"

polychrome woodcarving

 

Crucifixion

2008

23"H x 7 "W x 2.5"D

polychrome woodcarving

 

City Gone Black

2013

24.5" x 15" x 7"

bas-relief carving on found wood