ARTWORK BY MATT MABIS | WING HAVEN. YEAR 5 OF 200.

Matt Mabis
Wing Haven Clay Tiles
Clay

I grew up in a small rural village in Ohio as a son of a cabinet-making wood carver and a seamstress. My extended family was filled with other types of craftspeople and artisans as well. With such a fertile garden of influence around me, I was inevitably drawn to the arts like a moth to flames.

Clay gives my hands the tactile experience I enjoy and has a wide range of applications. I found that the visual representation painting and drawing can achieve, clay can do as well when used in sculpting reliefs.

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MUSIC BY KEN JEHLE | WING HAVEN. YEAR 4 OF 200.

Ken Jehle
Wing Haven Chamber Music
Classical Guitar

As a musician, nature enthusiast and longtime supporter of ACRES Land Trust, I am very excited about the Wing Haven Ecological Reflections Arts, Humanities, and Sciences project. This 200-year project commissions an artist once a year to create a work. At the end of this “short-term” project, it is hoped this large body of work puts into perspective the gravity of ACRES commitment to protecting land forever. I consider it a great honor to be selected as the 2020 artist. I feel privileged to have my humble project added to this amazing collection!

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