Artist of the Day / Joe Papendick / St Louis, Missouri

After finding those great birdhouse sculptures yesterday, I came across these beautiful bird feeder sculptures!  I have a boring round plastic bird feeder, and may have to upgrade!  I imagine that the birds would appreciate a more aesthetically pleasing dining room.

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About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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One Response to Artist of the Day / Joe Papendick / St Louis, Missouri

  1. mobius faith says:

    Wow. These are a cool find Mike. Clearly for the upscale avian. 🙂

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