About the Artist
Richard Erdman is an internationally renowned sculptor who creates soaring sculptural works in bronze and stone in the abstract mode. A graduate of the University of Vermont, the artist’s career stretches over three and a half decades. His art is known for its vitality, energy, and light buoyant motion, as if defying the material from which it is formed. The power and life the artist bestows in his work, both daring and subtle, conveys passion and strength, deeply engaging the viewer.
Latest News and Views from the Studio
Richard Erdman was recently awarded an Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Burr and Burton Academy, located in Manchester, Vermont, and in a generous gesture of gratitude, has donated the original sculpture entitled Alysse. Erdman’s hope is that this gift will encourage and inspire future students of the arts, providing the spark that ignited Erdman’s passion […]
Both Elise, carved from Italian petit granite, and Momenta, carved from Italian Paonazzo Marble, evoke an ephemeral quiet, a sense of solitude, yet they also contain the impression of latent energy, as if ready to move or combust at any moment. The soft and gentle curves of these sculptures draw one to deep inspection, while […]
Lost-wax casting, the process employed by Richard Erdman when making limited edition bronze sculpture, is the process by which a duplicate metal sculpture is cast from an original sculpture. The oldest known examples of this technique are the objects discovered in the Cave of the Treasure (Nahal Mishmar) hoard in southern Israel, and which belong to the […]