Jon Barlow Hudson
Artist background: Regular participant of International Sculpture Symposia since 1993, Jon Barlow’s early formative influences include the artist as a child and his brothers visiting or living near such architectural and monumental structures as Baalbek, Petra, the Acropolis, Stonehenge, Machu Pichu, Chartres, ancient kivas and vast natural environments of desert, mountain and jungle.
His Bachelor and Masters Degrees were undertaken in California where he was able to study study T'ai Chi Chuan with Marshall Ho'o, sculpture with Lloyd Hamroll, happenings with Allan Kaprow and art history with Paul Brach.
Aside from regularly lecturing at several prominent USA Universities, Jon Barlow has an ongoing productive and long career of placing large scale public sculptures world-wide. Some of the highlights include two major works in stainless steel for the World Expo 88 in Brisbane, Australia: PARADIGM, which is 100 feet high by 8 feet diameter with 66 airplane landing lights mounted inside. The other is the 15 foot diameter, mirror polished, MORNING STAR, requiring three months to construct, being finished on site in an additional five weeks.