Here is the final installation of the sculpture “Community” For the Chardon square Heritage House. If you want to see the full video series of the project build head over to my youtube page. -Matthew Allen Albright
I find myself saving more & more things lately. I have convinced myself at this point that I don’t have a problem, but that remains to be seen. As the weather warms up I have been spending more time out doors with my 18 month old son, and as we are exploring this new world together I have been gathering stones, lumber & nuts. I don’t really have any idea what I want to do with these items, or whether I will even use them, but I set them aside just in case new perspectives & experiences bring inspiration for creativity.
Old lamps, hardware, & miscellaneous components, that by themselves have no charm, can be disassembled and paired with organic elements like stone or wood to create new décor that have hints of a past life. Some of the most attractive elements inside or outside the home can be the right pairing of seemingly simple and common items.
April 29, 2014 | Categories: Uncategorized | Tags: art, article, copper, Copper Art, copper in the arts, Copper Sculpture, Copper Tree, decorations, design, green, Green Art, Green Sculptures, home decor, home furnishing, interior design, Nature Sculpture, nature-inspired, plants, recycled, Recycled Art, recycled metal art, Recycled Sculptures, recycled tree art, Sculptures, stainless art | Leave a comment
When the Declaration of Independence was written, it re-postured a timeless truth in a way that was easily understood against the background and context of that time period. Truths such as men being “created equal” and being “endowed by their Creator with unalienable rights.” The document in and of itself did not have the power to endow these truths; it just reminded the world of what it inherently knew. Art, in a similar fashion, can perform this same function. (more…)
March 5, 2013 | Categories: Sculptures, Uncategorized | Tags: art, Copper Art, copper in the arts, Copper Sculpture, decorations, design, green, Green Art, Green Sculptures, home decor, home furnishing, interior design, Nature Sculpture, Recycled Art, recycled metal art, Recycled Sculptures, recycled tree art, Sculptures, stainless art | Leave a comment