“From Trees to Treasure”
To that end, woodturning is the most interesting, joyful leg of my journey to date. There is something elegant about the look and feel of wood. True beauty can be drawn from even damaged, compromised materials. I enjoy the whole process, finding and selecting materials, applying ideas that best show the materials and to their best advantage.
John Trax is a native of Pennsylvania and immigrated to Oregon in 2005.
He and his wife Carrie are both photographers, traveling over much of the Pacific Northwest.
His images have been used for book covers, published in newspapers and used on numerous websites and blogs, including Food Network and the Wall Street Journal. His fine art work is available in several Oregon shops and galleries as well as online.