HGMS Presentation ~ “Leon’s Exquisite Carvings – Process & Sequence” by Leon Cole

On 26 July 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Leon Cole of Chattanooga will present his exquisite carvings in stone of animals, fish, and scenic events such as sunrise and lightening.  He will bring several examples of his carvings and many of the tools he uses.  Leon will talk about his process and the sequence in which he develops his carvings.  Leon is 1st Vice President and Program Chair of the Tennessee Valley Rock & Mineral Club which meets in Chattanooga. He has had two articles about him published in Lapidary Journal, one of which was a four-page feature article published in 1999.  His carvings have also been in a six month juried show in the Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA.  Leon’s professional career was as an Industrial Painter, working on bridges, water plants, powerhouses, and other industrial facilities.

Leon’s presentation will occur right after the HGMS meeting at the Senior Center on 2200 Drake Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama.  Hope to see you there.