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Herb Brofsky, Prolific Wildlife Carver, Is Featured At Artisans On The Ave In Lake Worth On April 14th

Herb Brofsky, a Navy veteran and retired dentist, shares his passion for wood carving at Artisans On The Ave in Lake Worth.  He will be one of the Featured Artists on Saturday, April 14th with a free, public reception.  Bird lovers will appreciate the extraordinary details he is able to create in bass and tupelo woods. The Rickie Report shares Herb’s life story and some sneak peeks of his artistry.

 

 

H E R B      B R O F S K Y’S   

WOOD  CARVINGS

 

 AT

ARTISANS  ON   THE  AVE

630 Lake Avenue    Lake Worth, FL

Free,  Opening Reception

SATURDAY,  APRIL 14

 6  –  9  pm

The event is FREE and open to all.  Refreshments will be served.

 

Meet Herb Brofsky, Wildlife Wood Carver

 

 

Herb Brofsky, a Navy veteran and retired dentist, was always an art lover and collector.  After he retired from his dental practice, he and his wife, Ruth, moved to Cape Cod, MA.  Searching for a new activity to keep his mind sharp, he learned about wood carving at the Senior Center of Barnstable, MA.  Herb found teachers who could help him create carvings.   

 

Flamingo Wood Carving by Herb Brofsky

 

 

 

Herb utilizes two different types of wood: bass and tupelo.  While he began his carving venture by creating sea captains, he would continually observe the activity at the bird feeders by his kitchen window.  This growing fascination of the birds’ movements led him to a new focus.

 

Wildlife Wood Carving by Herb Brofsky

 

 

Throughout his newfound bird carving career, he has studied under a variety of carvers.  He credits June Noll, a nationally award-winning master wildlife carver, with helping him attain the minute details you will find in each bird carving.

Herb Brofsky’s Wood Carved Bird

 

After the carving is finished, Herb carefully chooses the appropriate acrylic paint colors and washes to complete his valuable birds.  Herb also carves horse, deer, fish, and ducks.  His work can be seen at Artisans on The Ave Gallery in Lake Worth, FL and  Vermont Artisan Designs in Brattleboro, VT.   Herb is available to create commission and promises that no two carvings are ever alike!

 

For more information about this exhibit and Herb’s wood carvings:

Email:  ruthbrofsky@gmail.com

Facebook   Search for:  HerbBrofsky’sBirds

Artisans on the Ave

 630 Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth.

For more information, call 561-762-8162

Or check the gallery out on Facebook facebook.com/artisansontheavelakeworth

Vermont Artisan Designs

106 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
802.257.7044

http://vtart.com

 

 

 

 

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