Galleries > Knots

I began to carve knots to suggest handholds and stabilizing places along climbing ropes. Large, singular knots then became one focus of my work. They are a challenging pleasure to carve and represent security, tangle, and loosening up, three fighting aspects of my life as a parent and artist.

Large carved wooden knot by Lin Lisberger
Poplar
11"H x 53" x 18"
2013
detail of large carved wood knot by Lin Lisberger
Poplar
11"H x 53" x 18"
2013
Carved applewood knot form by Lin Lisberger
Apple
7"H x 24" x 9"
2013
Knot wood sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper wire, steel
43"H x 98" x 8"
2012
Detail of wood knot sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper wire, steel
43"H x 98" x 8"
2012
Detail of wood knot sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper wire, steel
43"H x 98" x 8"
2012
Carved applewood knot sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper wire
86"H x 5" x 10"
2013
Wood knot sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper wire, steel
26"H x 76" x 8"
2012
Detail of Wood knot sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper wire, steel
26"H x 76" x 8"
2012
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Apple, steel
67”H x 9” x 10”
2010
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Apple
71”H x 13” x 11”
2012
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Apple
71”H x 13” x 11”
2012
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Apple, twine
76”H x 15” x 7”
2011
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Apple, twine
76”H x 15” x 7”
2011
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Cherry
30”H x 16” x 4”
2011
Carved wood sculpture of a knot by Lin Lisberger
Cherry
30”H x 16” x 4”
2011
Wood rope sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper leaf
11"H x 19" x 32"
2012
Wood rope sculpture by Lin Lisberger
Apple, copper leaf
11"H x 19" x 32"
2012