Metal is best suited for my work because of its strength, malleability and inherent beauty. I combine geometric and organic elements to create compositions that convey the implied energy found in my work. I use the abstract manipulation of form and shape in space to create visual balance, using rhythm, action and movement. Through the creative -process a hierarchy of elements become symbols for ideas that are a tribute to the evolutionary experience we all share in common on the human plane and in the transcendent experiences inherent in life’s journey.
Artist's Bio Ray Katz was born and raised in Detroit Michigan. He has a B.S. from Eastern Michigan University and an M.F.A. from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Ray’s passion for sculpture started during his seminal development as an artist. Ray is best known for his large scale metal sculpture but works successfully in a wide range of media and scale. Ray’s sculpture is abstract. The manipulation of form in space to create visual balance, using rhythm, action and movement, combine to create compositions that convey the implied energy found in his work. Ray’s sculptures allude to an evolutionary process that we all commonly share in the human