ARTIST CHRIS COLLINS CAST ALUMINUM PINON TREE SCULPTURE

This body of work centers around natural fuel resources and what is left behind in our quest for energy.  This consists of stumps, wood fragments, and deteriorating fences which were collected also from the Caja del Rio. The stumps collected range from pinion cut in the last decadeThis cast aluminum sculpture from a tree is part of the remnants series. This body of work centers around natural fuel resources and what is left behind in our quest for energy.  This consists of stumps, wood fragments, and deteriorating fences which were collected also from the Caja del Rio. 
Chris Collins is a sculptor living and working in Los Angeles.  Born and raised in Alabama, he received a BFA in painting from the University of Montevallo and an MFA from Memphis College of Art, and has spent the last decade working in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he has been primarily engaged with the metal casting process, working in several bronze foundries and becoming a highly skilled artisan.  In addition to art making, he has participated in contemporary discourse as an educator, teaching at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and through operating Santa Fe Collective, an artist centered gallery space with his wife, artist Jennifer Joseph.  His current work deals with themes of technology, science, nature and the passage of time.

11.5 in H x 4 in d x 4 in w 

$700.00