Thursday, July 9, 2009

Historic Interpretation

I'm participating in a "Historic Interpretation" of an artifact at the Peabody Historical Society, Peabody, MA. Area artists were asked to choose an artifact from the Historical Society and create their interpretation using their medium of choice. I decided to create a 3-dimensional “sculpture” of the elephant and rider made of wool sheep fibers over a wire armature based on the Johnson Proctor Tavern Sign.

Here's my work in progress - I have to work on getting the rest done as I need to deliver the elephant to the museum on August 2nd...

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