"The sculptures are, for me, a way of celebrating life and the secret wonders of burls and roots in the South of France." Alain Mailland
alain mailland is a woodturner who specializes in hollowing, sculpting fragile pieces of burls and colorful roots from his beloved french countryside. at one time a carpenter, mason and roofer, several years ago he turned his attention to art and now teaches and exhibits worldwide. indeed, his work is otherworldly. in a good way.