Essex artist, Jay Havighurst creates wood and aluminum sculptures. They combine materials to produce sound and involve audience participation through playing. One historical sound piece commissioned by seARTS, Sounds of a Shipyard, was performed outdoors at the Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum. It created a soundscape of an Essex shipyard. Follow Jay on Facebook!
Jay is author of the book, Making Musical Instruments by Hand. Current sculptures in development combine aluminum harmonic tubes and percussive wooden slit sculptures.