Photo collage of "Family Totem" with faces that represent my moods, my family story (~akin to Northwest totems), and affectionate exaggerations of certain personalities.
FACES are made from various found materials like cans, metal lids, nuts/bolts, metal springs, scrap wire, beads, etc.
TOTEM POLE includes: --scrap 2x4's--found car speaker embellished with Kumeyaay clay beads, scrap wire and rolled can lids--found bicycle rim embellished with bamboo beads surrounding a found aluminum hub--scrap metal sheet embellished by curling and attaching can lid, quartz crystal, found metal washer, scrap wire; also rolled can lid w/clay bead--found metal ring--acrylic paint/embellishment
7 1/2 ft. tall
More of Family Totem: http://www.flickr.com/photos/34241256@N07/
"What we see depends mainly on what we look for." ~Sir John Lubbock