Artist Statement: The Striking Faces of Golf


Every round of golf begins with a driver.

The Striking Faces of Golf is a collection of 108 abstract illustrations depicting the striking face surfaces of antique wooden golf clubs. Drawing from my experiences in the world of golf, I explored line, shape, and color to characterize the individual beauty of each club. The illustrations were distilled down to a minimalistic form creating a geometric visual language that evokes memories of playing golf with traditional wooden clubs.

These faces have been kissed by many golfers throughout the years. They have played in rounds with the greatest of champions and the closest of friends. This series is a sampling of the historical timeline of golf’s number 1 club, the driver.