Autumn Salon Article and History of Hu Jundi
Where to Find Hu Jundi Artwork
INSPIRING THE IMAGINATIONFor me painting is a very personal way to share the subjects of my imagination. When I was young, my mother would always recount beautiful tales and stories to me, and eventually this imaginal world found its way into my everyday life; so when I would look at something such as the moon, I wouldn’t see just the moon, but the story of ‘the goddess and the moon’. In this way I feel my mother was my biggest childhood influence because she inspired me through these stories, which later helped me develop the ability to trust my own imagination, and paint without models or photographs. The subjects of my paintings are often women, because I think they are God’s most beautiful creation, and greatest mystery! I’ve also been influenced by the great literature of the world. In my early twenties at university I read a lot of books on Western philosophy, religion, and ethics, and feel this type of knowledge serves as a great resource to cultivate self knowledge and harmony in one’s life. Through these studies I was particularly inspired by the idea of how one can seek out and express their own individual voice through their art. In my late twenties I then began to read the poetry and literature of the East, and discovered I had a deep spiritual bond with these works and what they communicated to me. I find that traditional Chinese poetry and music provide me with a refuge from the pressures and corruption of everyday life… as someone once said, ‘to read poetry is like being in love, and I don’t want to be separated from it for a moment.’ So ultimately it’s poetry, literature and history that give me the deepest insights into the nature of humankind, and serve as the main sources of inspiration in my work.
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Frogman Bronze New Release
Several Finishes Available
Edition of 100
14″ x 18″ x 11.75″
Larger than life, the ever-so-engaging Ferguson joins the Frogman Pond. Available in the patina of your choice, this captivating sculpture can acclimate to any environment, be it indoors or outdoors. For those fortunate collectors who own Frederick, Ferguson is the ideal companion. Tim Cotterill delights, once again, with this undeniable classic!
Waxed (Outdoor) FinishThis is Ferguson, a bronze sculpture by Tim Cotterill, The Frogman. It is shown in the bluish- gray waxed patina finish which can be displayed outdoors. It is 14″ x 18″ x 11.75″ and is priced at $3,295. This is a limited edition bronze sculpture, it is part of an edition of 100 total sculptures.
Green Patina Finish
This is Ferguson, shown in the green patina finish which can be displayed indoors. It is 14″ x 18″ x 11.75″ and is priced at $3,695. This is a limited edition bronze sculpture, it is part of an edition of 100 total sculptures.
Newest Frogman Bronze Sculptures
The Paperweight Collection
The Paperweight Collection by The Frogman is a set of 3. Each Sculpture can be purchased individually for $230 or as a set of 3 for $690. The sculptures are available at Key West Gallery 305-292-9339.You can shop online at
Triangle Paperweight Bronze Sculpture
Vertical Paperweight Bronze Sculpture
Horizontal Paperweight Bronze SculptureThis is the Horizontal Paperweight Bronze Sculpture by Tim Cotterill, The Frogman. It is 3.75″ X 1.25″ X 2″ and sells for $230. About the artists: Tim Cotterill is known as The Frogman. His sculptures are all solid bronze and signed and numbered and therefore come with a certificate of authenticity. The coloring is achieved using a Patina finish which involves using different nitrates, acids and oxides and heating it to different temperatures which then changes the color of the bronze.
NEW FROGMAN SCULPTURE RELEASE
3″ x 3″ x 1″
Edition Size 500$7905.5"L X 5"W X 3.25"HEasy Rider, Tim Cotterill's latest, couples an unlikely pair in one delightful sculpture. A grassy green frog clings tenaciously to the back of an unsuspecting tortoise, hitching a ride to the pond. The textured, mottled brown shell of the tortoise provides the ideal accommodation for this audacious frog.Hopefully, he is not in a hurry!Key West Gallery packs, shipsand insures all over the globe.Call, email, or purchase online
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