"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees."
- John Muir, Conservationist.
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”
- Albert Einstein
Gordon Wood is a father, artist, designer, and management professional with experience in two- and three-dimensional arts and design, integrated with business management emphasizing creativity, team-collaboration, and attention to detail. His expertise, developed during the past 37 plus years encompasses many facets in the Fine Arts, Textiles, Graphics, Furniture and Surface Design, as well as Styling & Coloration, Curator of Exhibitions and Project Management. In addition to his passion for synthesizing progressive esthetics and creative business solutions, Gordon has completed more than 500 paintings, exhibited in galleries, included in a diverse selection of Museum Exhibitions nationally. He has sold paintings and prints to numerous clients throughout the U.S.. In addition, his images have been published in The American Scholar.
As Executive and Creative director of EvoTex, Vice President of 47 Productions Inc., and a sole proprietor-freelance art, designer and manager, Gordon has years of depth and breadth experience for assisting clients and organizations with successfully developing and implementing projects, progressive systems, product development, and managing collaborative team dynamics. Working closely with diverse clients, he has created and collaborated on project initiation, re-organization implementation through to product prototyping; as well as managing budgets, staff and resource requirements for these projects. He is experienced at initiating a project's brief, from concept sketches to generating finished drawings, and designs, through all stages of production.
Gordon's development and education in the arts commenced from early childhood, and includes a B.A. in Art History from the University of Washington, study at the Pilchuck School of Glass, and Mt. Royal School of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art. From 1993 - 1999 Gordon completed more than sixty (60) jacquard designs for South-Eastern Fabrics. A variety of these designs and products were featured in Elle Décor Magazine, and sold to clients that include Robert-Allen & Beacon Hill, Kravet, and Schumacher. These goods were woven at Italian mills such as Texile Motta, Inc. Tave, Arturo Pozzi, Cazzaniga, Mambretta, and Claudio Villa. This has required expertise and vision on textile and product line coloration, color-ways, and conceptual development through all stages of production. Gordon has also completed commissions to create original images/illustrations for books of fiction and poetry, journals and magazines.