All posts filed under: Big Projects, Beginning to End

From design plans to metal, I’ll post process pictures until the job is done.

The Second Half of a Westward Adventure

When we spoke last we had just finished crating and shipping Lift back to Florida. A side note on that- Lift was delivered in good condition last week, so we can officially count this adventure a success! Once our hard work was done it was […]

The First Half of a Westward Adventure

Last week my family and I flew from Florida to Arizona to de-install Lift, and have ourselves a little family vacation out west.  The first half of our travels were dedicated to boxing up and shipping the installation. This sculpture was the first time I’d shown […]

Suggest Lift’s Next Location

Lift has been on exhibition in Scottsdale, Arizona for nearly 5 months and it feels like no time at all!   The exhibition wraps up in early August and Lift will be relocated to a new city, so be sure to drop by and visit […]

Sean Deckert’s photographs of Lift

The Scottsdale Public Art Program has added a touch of playful whimsy to the bell tower by painting clouds on the wall behind Lift. Photographer, Sean Deckert, has captured the scene with these gorgeous photographs.  

Complete and In Air

Lift is successfully installed. Thanks to YOU and the Scottsdale Public Art Program this large sculpture will be enjoyed by people of all ages in cities near and far. Today it stands in Scottsdale, AZ where it is being seen, explored, considered, photographed, and appreciated […]

Westward Adventure

The last leg of the journey! The sculpture was powdercoated and finally ready to be wrapped up, loaded up, and transported 2000 miles to the west! Casper wished us luck and we were on our way! Day 1: We realize the car can’t top 60 […]

Full of Color

Time for powder! Time for what? Once the sculpture was finished being built it was time to get it powder coated. Most of my exterior sculptures are powder coated to prevent water damage and rusting. This type of finish is long lasting, eco friendly, and […]

A New Way of Weaving

I’ve just returned from Arizona and am happy to announce Lift is complete and has been installed in Scottsdale! Thanks to you, the Scottsdale Public Art Program, and many friends who lent a hand at the end, we did it! I’d hoped to coordinate a […]

Balloons Being Built

It’s been a wild January and my shop is teeming with materials, in all stages of configuration. I’ve dragged my feet on updating you until I had some really good photos to share. Of course I wish I was sharing some “Hey look! I put […]

What I Learned from Crowdfunding

Have you heard the amazing news!!?? Last week my Kickstarter for Lift was successful!! Thank you everyone for your help. It was a wild ride and I’m so grateful for all the support I received. Now I’m looking forward to hitting the shop and creating […]