sculpture

 

 

The Old Growth series intertwines recognizable ironworkers' tools with influential plants and objects found in nature. My choice of using and modifying found chain and hardware gives these individual pieces the sense that they contain an old and established history full of adaptation, resilience and endurance.

 
 

Steel Medicine speaks of adaptation and cultural identity and asks the question, “As we continue our efforts to protect water and land, and we move toward sustainable living, what do we carry with us physically, emotionally, and spiritually to guide our choices?”

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a fighting chance  steel, leather and deer hair

a fighting chance

steel, leather and deer hair

shedding armor  steel

shedding armor

steel

untitled  steel

untitled

steel

survival medicine series  steel

survival medicine series

steel

cultural continuance  steel

cultural continuance

steel