Checking in With: Jon Whitfill

by Glasstire May 26, 2020

View and bid on Jon Whitfill’s piece in The Glasstire Auction here.

Christina Rees chats with artist Jon Whitfill about his leaving schoolteaching behind, the charm of Lubbock’s art scene, and his scientific attraction to spheres and why he makes them into art.

“They’re formal investigations… I find it meditative and kind of glorious.”

Jon Whitfill, Premiere Sphere, 2020. Powder coated welded steel, 9 inches diameter.

Find Jon Whitfill’s artist website here, and his Instagram here.

For further reading, please see the below links:

Fun with a Sex Machine 

Bruno’s Steel House

$#%& Show 2018 at the 5&J Gallery, Lubbock 

2015 TX Sculpture Symposium: Part I

2015 Texas Sculpture Symposium, Part II 





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