Thad Markham (American) is an artist/designer and California native, born and raised in the mountains of Southern California. Thad moved to California's central coast in 1992 to pursue an engineering degree at UCSB Santa Barbara, CA. He worked in his field for a mercifully brief time before striking out for more exciting pastures as a business owner. Years of hard work and long hours later, his business wasa roaring success and Thad's ever-active mind sought new challenges. Read More
It all started with the bananas…
One bright sunny morning he was sitting at breakfast and his glance fell on a bunch of bananas on the table. "That's funny," he said to himself, "it almost looks like they're dancing." Thus began his preoccupation with the secret lives of fruits and vegetables. He began hunting the produce department of the grocery store, his mind captivated with a single burning question...
What do the fruits and vegetables do at night when no one is watching?
Thus began Thad Markham’s preoccupation with the secret lives of fruits and vegetables. Hundreds of sketches, prototypes and color samples later, the Out of the Bowl line of whimsical sculpture was born, the fifth major food group. They are cheerful, unique and fun! With colorful hand-painted finishes, witty names and poses, these modern and whimsical limited edition sculptures are uniquely appropriate for kitchen and bar areas or any other area of your home where you want a lighter touch.
Out of the Bowl's line of limited edition, hand-painted sculptures will have you playing with your food in no time. Each one is guaranteed to satisfy your hunger for fun! These limited edition sculptures make a unique statement piece for the home as well as a gift-able artwork for anyone.