Madame Chaquita says "Pick a card...any card"
"ROBERTO #1, WORLD CHAMPION"
Check out a few pictures of his evolution..
and a look at my new article.
Thanks so much for looking...email me with any questions or comments.
The Poultry Magazine.. may/jun 2012 issue has my article
celebrating this modern game sculpture "Roberto".
I shipped my boy to Robert Plant in England.
He was a "love offering" for picking my buddy Darrell Scott to be in his renewed "Band of JOY" , Americana Style.
The Big Heads ALWAYS make people smile.
Susie Pauline hopes you come back again!
Still in progress...love , RQ
My girls... Freckles, the smart one on the left below
and Chaquita, the she-devil on Freck's last nerve.
RIP, my dear Freckles, you are still with us in spirit.
Busts inspired by "THE VOICE" tv show.
Introducing Adam, Cee Lo, Christina, and Blake..
they even resemble the real people!
HOYT , the great horned owl,is named after Hoyt Axton.
He was a great singer/songwriter/actor.
"Joy to the World" by Three Dog Night and "I've never been to Spain" are two of my favorites by him. Thanks to Sam Bowen and Connie Kurth for giving my "Hoyt" a great home.
They are part
of the MINT's
What a fine roost he has with the
Chapel Hill, NC
"Kenny G", "Whoopi" &"Julius" This polish chicken family was commissioned by Carol Gorelick of Charlotte.
Thanks to all who keep me going.
I am pleased to have a commission from
the world-reknown Singaporean artist Ernest Goh.
For those not familiar, these chicken beauty pageant contestants will crack you up!
Check out this fabulous video
documenting these "beauty pageants" in Malaysia.
Ernest has a book out in US called "Chickens".
The chickens in the video are in his book, among other breeds.
Thanks to Sawtooth
School & gallery for a great exhibition.
I am fortunate to be one of 32 self-taught artists featured in this new release by Margaret Allen.
I have known Margaret for years and she is passionate about writing and is very knowledgeable about the Folk Art
movement in this country.
"When the Spirit Speaks:
Self-taught Art of the South"
Schiffer book publishers.
2015 Interview on WHKYTV of the author,
Margaret Allen, along with me and "Minnie" the polish chick.
Thanks to WHKY's Fentress and Mike for being so gracious.
I AM NOT retiring from CLAY..just festivals..I have decided to work on commissions and sell any extra sculptures myself ...
without having to risk taking them out and about.
Pieces are very limited due to time and energy put into them.
Tammy Leigh Brooks
Open by Appointment Only
Stormy moved to Chapel Hill to join other family members at the great Uyesato Roost.
LOVE AND PEACE TO ALL,