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“Secrets Hidden Within” Opens

I’m happy to announce my Art Show “Secrets Hidden Within” has opened at the Kariton House Gallery in my home town of Abbotsford, BC. The show runs until June 20th and is open to the public (read: Free) Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m and Saturday & Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. The art ranges from 3D sculptures I’ve made to hanging art of various types. The address of the gallery is 2387 Ware Street, right next to Trethewey House. Thanks to all those who’ve supported me and my craziness over the years, especially a big thank you with love to my wife Sonja.

Dimension 629

There are only 3 screws and 1 nut holding this piece together. The rest is comprised of springs, collars and such. Above the clock-faced rabbit there is a marble overseer rotating in his spring chariot and then above is a rotating coil representing our universe unravelling. Motorized piece with 3 points of light.

JOE ROBOT 06

I made this out of old junk (broken down machinery, peoples throwaways, etc). No welding, all metal and glass. I hope you like it as it was fun to build.

Character

In a world of mass production and even more mass marketing, there’s one thing for sure, clones are becoming a reality. I’m not talking about people particularily, rather the huge sea of me too’s that’s arriving daily on your street, in your neighbourhood and on your back. Cities built on grids with roads that look like every other road, houses that look like every other house, and all the accessories in life that go along with them. I, for one, will not succumb to the land of sameness. No. I will reach back to the past and reclaim some forgotten gem and use it for something else or at least take out my hammer and paint and make it into something different. I’m sure there’s a Fight Club reference that would close this nicely but I’d rather spend that time turning this old metal sewing machine stand into a new table.

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