Just finished editing a slew of new videos of work from my show at William Baczek Fine Arts. For your enjotment: Yelling “Theater” in a Crowded Fire. Ghost Town Waltham Saga #2
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March 16, the opening date for my spring (pun intended) show at William Baczek Fine Arts is just around the corner. I’ll be showing 12 new pieces along with the massive “Yelling Theater in a Crowded Fire” pictured below. The Gallery is located in Northampton Ma, fun starts at 5:00.
My neighbor, Chris Engles, is a filmmaker and veteran of public radio, having worked on such NPR favorites as Cartalk, The World, Morning Edition, The Connection and Living on Earth. He’s created a series of short documentaries on artists working in Brickbottom Studios in Somerville (where I live and work). My process and work is […]
For the past six weeks I’ve been working away on my latest piece; Yelling ‘Theater” in a Crowded Fire. It’s freestanding, electric, has a couple of interesting clutch mechanisms and makes lots of sounds. Here’s the rough video and, did I mention how much I love the smell of WD40 in the morning?
Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman do a regular podcast on all things animation. This month, I’m the guest and talk about Sing Sing Prison, Cactus Thorns, Animation and Kinetic Sculpture! Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum
I tend toward ambiguity in most of my work, that’s why I’m a bit surprised when a narrative emerges. In this case, the latest monster on the workbench, “Si” brings together a geneva made from an a plate printed with a map of New Hampshire, some numbers from a scale, a bit of Spanish and […]
With December almost here ( and it still feels like summer in New England ) we have some beautiful shots of my most recent work thanks to photographer Elizabeth Neville. All of these pieces can be seen, starting tommorow at Aqua Art 11 in Miami. I’ll have some photos from the show later this week.
I haven’t switched to generic titles for my work. It’s just that the name of this piece is a bit adult in nature. The mechanism at the top is once again from “Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices Sourcebook” . I feel like Amy Adams as Julie Powell in the movie Julie and Julia. Instead of cooking […]
Here’s my latest in this developing body of work. Finally breaking out of the circle a bit!
I’m moving ahead with piece number four in this latest series. I’m planning a slow moving Geneva with this one and thought it would be interesting to use an eggbeater as the initial drive source. Luckily I have a nice collection of beaters to rip apart: By reversing the input we have a nice gear […]
We’re being hit with one snowstorm after another and it’s pure happiness to be in the studio creating this new body of work. I’m shooting for 8 pieces by late spring and just completed #2. This one is titled “The Silent Partner” after some music that happened to be playing while I put on a […]
For the past three decades I’ve created “Mechanical Confections”, one of a kind automata and kinetic sculpture incorporating found objects, metal and electro-mechanical components. My work has been featured in The Sunday New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, LA. Style and The Boston Globe and exhibited Internationally.