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The Constructs of Art & Time, or:

The Constructs of Art & Time, or:

...getting a little philosophical before lunch.

Today at the studio, we were talking about the wood used in the GR pieces, where it comes from, and what it means to work so closely with these materials. I consider it an honor. "It isn't about time or what's old or what's new," I said. "Because time is made up." And the materials, warm and strong, we can hold in our hands.

In a Smithsonian Magazine article published two winters ago -- when the hunker-down and wait-it-out habits of the season (and time!)...


Form & Function

Form & Function

I'm coming out of a short period of creators block and really getting into the rhythm. Pieces like this are satisfying. Not only is this piece beautiful and elegant, but also maintains a perfect balance of form and function.





Of the mind, by the hand.

Of the mind, by the hand.



New Rings created as an addition to the Ad Idem Series.

The Ad Idem...


Outward Expression

Outward Expression


I view adornments as being of the self. Adorning the self is a pure form of expression and I believe it to be a primitive instinct. The human desire to attach objects to the body that are beautiful, inspirational or symbolic is a way of taking the mind and expressing it outward. In doing so, we communicate with those around us.

The most rewarding aspect in creating is when those around me are deeply touched by what manifests from my...


Home accents by Gustav Reyes - Contemporary Wooden Lamps

Wooden Lamp Arc Series by Gustav ReyesWooden Lamp Arc Series by Gustav ReyesWooden Lamp Arc Series by Gustav Reyes
Introducing home accents by Gustav Reyes. The work is infused with a deep appreciation for nature’s gift of wood. Each piece is created with the idea that the home is a sacred place and should be occupied by objects that...