“The ideas for this series must have started over sixty-five years ago with me as a toddler sitting on the floor ‘stacking’ blocks.
“I have always had a fascination with buildings and bridges, as well as the from a tradition of craftsmanship. I prefer to use materials that convey columns, posts, beams and arches that support them. I come to this world strength. I have always felt that good art should be well made and that there is no excuse for poor craftsmanship.
“I see each sculpture as a ‘clean sheet of paper’ that presents new opportunities to discover solutions. Beyond content and suitability, my sculpture concentrates on the fundamental issues of form and how negative space defines it as well as the techniques employed to create it.” – Kenneth M. Thompson