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Leaves of Change
As seen by the sculptor, the amazing foliage that surrounds and enhances our lives can be viewed as reflections of our own personal life journey.The changing of the seasons is an obvious metaphor for ongoing changes in our individual lives with all the variety of shapes and forms our many life-time experiences may take.
This showing includes steel leaf-themed sculptures suitable for interior or exterior placement in your home, office, garden, or in public spaces.
Rotating kelp leaves flutter with the current, leaving a particular and changing ripple! The base combines steel drainpipe with brake drums. Suitable for outdoor placement. Created with fabricating assistant Simon Hamlin. 32 w x34 d x98 h
Be enveloped and embraced,the awe of change is exhilarating! These are arrangements in a silhouette vase. A limitedseries of 5 separate sculptures created with the same theme. Suitable for outdoor placement. Created with fabricating assistant Shawn Michael Leach. Approximately 54 w x 38 d x 94 h
So many different leaves, every leaf finds a friend! Table-top scale. Plasma cut leaves from large diameter steel pipe. A series of 9 separate sculptures on the same theme. Approximately 14 w x 7 d x 20 h, · Double Green · Triple Green · Double Gold Triple Gold ·
Triple Gold Leaves
The power of mass and density can also be assuring and thoughtful, using large truck leaf springs. Suitable for outdoor placement. A stout tower of basalt supports the sculpture. A series of 5 separate sculptures on the same theme. Created with fabricating assistant Mark Von Rosenstiel. Approximately 46 w x24 dx 90 h
Each single leaf can be distinctive and unique. A series of 5 separate sculptures onthe same theme. Created with fabricating assistant Daniel Kennedy. Approximately 36 w x 17d x 89 h
Female Pow Wow Dancer
Male Pow Wow Dancer
I visualized the tie-off knots at the ends of thick heavy steel wire, used to bind 20 heavy loads of steel for transport as dancers released,no longer bound,delicate dancers inside their rugged task of containing their steel load with unyielding strength. A tower of basalt supports the sculpture. Suitable for outdoor placement. A series of 5 separate sculptures on the same theme. Created with fabricating assistant Shawn Michael Leach. Approximately 32 w x36 d x96 h
Black and Brown Dancing Knots · Blue Dancing Knots · Citrus Dancing Knots · GreenDancing Knots · Metallic Dancing Knots
Unlike the strategic Italiangameof Dominos, our lives are not absolute, not perfectly balanced,not capable of exact bonding nor absolute counterbalance. So we live our lives with the qualities(dots) we possess accepting who we are,andalso living within the laws of our planet. We needoxygento breathe, we must respect gravity and inertia... But, eachof us is free to live our ownliveswithinthose confines. We are simultaneously limitedby the forces of the planet but we are able to controlo