Category Archives: Found object art

Exploring new themes with angels

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Gallery | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

The photo above is a unique mixed media sculpture. Drawn from both my connection to home and my heritage. I sculpted the face in porcelain clay and finished it with an iron-rust patina. The driftwood body was washed up with … Continue reading

Posted in art, Found object art, Inspiration, sculpture | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Is Art Everywhere?

Is art everywhere? It’s obviously been part of the human experience since our beginnings on this planet. Why are people compelled to create? Cave paintings, it is frequently theorized, were created as part of religious ceremonies or rituals. Petroglyphs, some … Continue reading

Posted in art, Found object art, Inspiration, life, sculpture | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Creating Free Art Part 2

  Pictured above is what I created repurposing some found objects.  I tried not to over-think, and just let the process take over. It took 3 hours to put together, not the 2 hours I had hoped. It probably took … Continue reading

Posted in art, Found object art, Inspiration, narrative sculpture, sculpture | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Creating Free Art using; Intuition, Improvisation, Extemporization

When I found out about Free Art Friday Detroit, I knew I’d need to figure out a way to participate. One of the issues I had to overcome was finding something to contribute that would not be as vulnerable as … Continue reading

Posted in art, clay, Found object art, gratitude, Inspiration, Michigan Art | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Serpents and Heroines Occupy Rivers Edge Gallery in the Dotte

Growing up in Southwest Detroit we learned at a very young age that everything can be reused. Every object has more than one life, more than one story to tell. My sculpture begins when I discover an object with a … Continue reading

Posted in art, clay, exhibition, Found object art, Michigan Art, narrative sculpture | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

ArtWalk2011 at our West Huron Sculptors Studio in Ann Arbor, MI

Posted in art, clay, Found object art, Michigan Art, narrative sculpture, sculpture, studio | Tagged , | Leave a comment