Process Step 1 Photo and Conclusion of Leroy's Story

Process Photo - Just Beginning
The artist's participating in
"Open the DOOR to Sustainability"
have been asked to document their process.
So this is the first step, showing the items I have sellected.
The word SCRAP is an acronym for:
School & Community Reuse Action Project.
My cousin Janet sent me
the link for Leroy's feature on Art Beat on OPB:
Thanks Janet!
Below is the conclusion of Leroy Setziol's story:
For more than 53 years, he carved works ranging
from small figurative pieces to monumental carved
reliefs and free standing sculptures.

After high school in New York State and marriage to
Ruth Davis in 1940, Roy received a Divinity degree in
1941 from Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves,
He attended the US Army Chaplain Training School,
Harvard University and then served in the
US Army 43rd infantry, South Pacific from 1943 to 1946.
In 1947 he did post-graduate study in voice at the
Peabody Institute, Baltimore and then studied philosophy
at Johns' Hopkins University, Baltimore. In 1951, Roy moved
to Portland, Oregon where Ruth had taken a teaching job
and there he began his wood carving career.

Some of Roy's first exhibts in Oregon include 1954 Friendship House;
1955 Marylhurst College; 1964 Oregon Ceramic Studio, Portland;
1968 Rogue Gallery, Medford, Oregon; 1969 Salishan Lodge,
Gleneden Beach, OR; 1971 Portland AIA "Artist of the Year";
1975 First of many joint shows of wood and weaving with his
daughter, Monica Setziol Phillips, Salishan Lodge;
1974 First of many Attic Gallery Exhibits (this one in actual attic);
1976 "Carved Cabin" for Northwest Sculpture Invitational Show,
Portland Art Museum: Works in Wood; 1983 One-man
"Unemployment Show" Carole Smith Gallery, Salem and
Exhibition of carvings honoring Russian dissidents, Attic Gallery.
A selection of Roy's commissions over the years include:
1965 panels for Salishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach,Or;
1970 Two story teak carving for Child Development Rehabilitation Center,
Crippled Children's Division, Portland, OR; 1977 "Ode to a Tree"
Alaska yellow cedar and front doors for Pacific Northwest
Forestry Lab, Corvallis, OR;
1978 Black Walnut relief carving for lobby of Salem Hospital;
1981-83 140 relief panels of Alaska yellow cedar for
Kaiser Permanente medical offices,Salem; 198
Three relief oak carvings for lobby of the
NW Natural Gas Co. Building, Portland; 1986 Black walnut entrance
and doors for Porland University Chapel;
1987 Oak relif carvings for Lake Oswego City Hall;
1990 Nigerian Panel, Lagos, Nigeria and
1991 "Journey of Faith" Honduras Mahogany relief carving
for St.James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Portland.

In 1991, Roy had a Retrospective Exhibition of 66 of his carvings
(selected from more than 1000 works at that time)
at the University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene,
Oregon including a major catalogue.