Human Shield #1


Wooden Sculpture
by Erik Wolken

Carved cherry, paint
72″H, 24″W, 14″D

10-day lead-time

Part of my Human Shield series of intertwined abstracted figures inspired by the ceremonial shields of aboriginal cultures. It is constructed of carved cherry wood with painted areas in raised relief.


“I like to think creativity at its core is just problem solving and that is how I approach my work. The problems either presented by a client or the needs of my own personal work offer a opportunity at every branch of the problem solving process to make decisions that lead someplace interesting and in a nutshell that is the point.

Let’s go someplace interesting.”


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