Cast metal sculpture
Carapace Arts Studio features a mold making and metal shop for cast metal sculpture, as well as a sculpting studio, gallery and gardens.
Leaving Port Townsend, take Hwy. 19 for 4 miles to the stop light. Turn right onto Hwy. 20. About ½ mile on your right look for Martin Road, just past pastoral animal farm. Turn right on Martin. Continue on Martin Road to 460. Best to park on the road.
We, sculptors Mark Twain Stevenson and Sara Ybarra Lopez (formally Sarah Ohman) create bronze and mixed media sculpture of our own design. We call our business Carapace Arts for the name given the shell of turtles. As well as our individual sculptures we have been making joint proposals for public entities. Our work tracks a ribbon of inquiry about the place of sculpture as public experience – politically, environmentally, for healing, as an agent for change, as anchor for gathering place, and as ever-evolving engagement by considering form and audience. We offer original site-specific creations. Our commissioned work is intentionally appealing for all ages.
Mark works with a range of material: bronze, steel and rope, stainless and stone. To compliment the refinement of Mark’s work, Sara’s sculpture is folkloric and humorous. Our work is directly inspired by the drawings of children, by mythology, geology, and dreams. Together our sculptures articulate the meeting of narrative and form. Specifically, we endeavor to offer artwork that connects people with their ecological community byway of form, kinship, and a tableau of personal meaning, sculpture that serves as art, as education and as quiet reminder of the wholeness of earth and of its benevolence to us.
Studio open by appointment during the remainder of the year.