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Max DeMoss designed and fabricated the Dedication Candle Holders in the nave of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and the sconces, tabernacle and sanctuary lamp for the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. He specializes in sculpture for sacred spaces.

A Southern California native, DeMoss was educated at Claremont Graduate School. His father, a first generation Greek American, taught him from an early age to appreciate art and architecture, particularly Classical Greek and Roman art and the Old Masters. Father and son frequented Los Angeles' museums and local architectural treasures. DeMoss remembers his first spiritual experience as a young boy as he viewed the giant stained glass windows of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles.


Appreciation became inspiration to DeMoss. Throughout his career his sculptures have echoed his early affinity for the Classical aesthetic. Working with the fragmented form, DeMoss' subject matter ranges from the figure to Biblical allegory, from abstract to narrative.

DeMoss' unique approach to his work is characterized by his engagement in every step of the creative process from inception to completion. His sculpture reflects technical mastery gained from his three decades of hands-on work in the lost wax process. Perceptible gaps and seams intentionally reference the age-old process by which the bronzes are created and invite the viewer's eye and mind.

DeMoss has exhibited in galleries throughout the United States, primarily in California, and is frequently commissioned to sculpt for indoor and outdoor, private and public spaces. Besides his art for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, DeMoss is currently working on several sculptures and sculptural elements for Good Shepherd Catholic Community in Colleyville, Texas. His work also resides in Catholic parishes in San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe and Laguna Hills, California, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

DeMoss and his wife Carolyn share a ten acre citrus grove in Hemet, California, complete with a home, large studio, on-site foundry, gallery, and--of course--sculpture gardens.

For more information, go to: http://www.maxdemoss.com.

Learn more about the TABERNACLE, DEDICATION ANGELS CANDLE HOLDERS.

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