Hello, my name is Breck Whitworth. I am a Mississippi wood sculptor/turner and this web site is dedicated to showing and selling my work. The art inspires me but the utility bowls are in demand. Here are a few examples of my work. Please feel free to explore my site. I also love to hear from my fellow turners.
I sell my bowls on Etsy:
A few of my pieces that have received recognition.
This piece was chosen for the cover shot on the WOW web site (World of Wood Turners) One of the greatest blessings I have received was to have my work recognized along side many of the best wood turners in the world.
My second piece to make the cover of WOW. This was the 2nd piece in my Free Will Series
My first award was winning First Place for wood sculpting at a local art festival in 2011.
This 16" sweetgum serving bowl with a burnt (pyrographic) textured band was chosen as Turning of the Week on the AAW web site. (11/30/2013)
The 3rd in my Free Will series also made the cover of WOW, and It received a $400.00 award for excellence at the Ocean Springs Art Association annual art show. 2016
My 2nd Ocean Magic piece won a $150.00 Award for Excellence at the Ocean Springs Art Association annual art show 2016
"DREAM HORSES" Ashe bowl dyed black sanded back then dyed green final sanding of green to create dream like state around horses. Horses created by pyrography. This piece made the cover of World Of Woodturners Web site 10/2020 It also won a $300. award for excellence in 3D At the annual Ocean Springs Partake art competition 2020.
"DREAM HORSES" #2
The Second in my Dream Horse series. Sweetgum hollow form embellished with extensive pyrography, black leather dye, green dye, acrylics and then lacquer. This piece has three panels each unique with a different scene of horses running. This piece has a Greek/Mediterranean influence.
This piece made the (AAW) American Association of Woodturners, TURNING OF THE WEEK For June 23, 2021
The Lord blessed my Dream Horses#2 To win the "BILLIE AND LEN LUCEB MEMORIAL AWARD $300.00 "For Outstanding Work of Art in any Medium"
#172 Sculpture depicts Navajo technique using wood instead of clay. Horses with textured background created an illusion malachite. Exceptionally accurate.
"PINE CONE PLATTER"
15" African Sapele platter embellished with pyrography and extensive piercing. This piece made the cover of WOW, World of Woodturners web site. June 2021
Won an award for excellence at the Annual Partake art competition in 3D
"Dreaming of Africa"
My most recent art piece that made the cover of World of Woodturners web site. This piece has 3 different scenes surrounding it. The Springboks, a Bull Elephant, and a Chimpanzee.
Very thin turned bowl of Ashe, embellished with leather dyes and extensive pyrographic work. Then it is sanded back around the scenes to create the dream like influence.
Magnolia hollow form embellished with pyrography created pine cones and acrylic paints.