Michael McClatchy Biography
"I use steel for structure and form
with polished concrete for color ,and texture.The combination of these
two materials allows me to create architecturally dynamic pieces of
furniture with unexpected warmth."
Michael McClatchy began making sculpture and working with metal in his
teens in Chicago. after attending the Art Institute of San Francisco he
went on to make large scale figurative and abstract sculptures. Drawing
on his skills as a sculptor Michael started a line of whimsical steel
furniture in 1990. In 1995 he started to use concrete for many of the
table surfaces. This new element added an unexpcted warmth and richness
to the work. colors - mustard, moss, tangerine, chocolate, charcoal,
natural grey, lite gray, and linen.
Michael currently lives and works at his studio in New York's Hudson