In Pursuit of Perfection: A Bird Carver Has To Take His Time

Oct 22, 2018

Tern Sculpture by Eric Kaiser. April 12th,2017. Cotuit.
Credit Photo by Mitch Borden.

Eric Kaiser started wood carving for a simple reason: he wanted a creative challenge. He  decided to focus on one subject only, over and over. Birds. This fascination gave Eric a career and a passion that has lasted him over thirty seven years.

For more on Eric Kaiser's work, you can visit his website.

Eric Kaiser in his studio in Cotuit. 2017
Credit Photo by Mitch Borden.

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