Some Facts about 'Origin'

Origin was my entry in ArtPrize 2013.

• Made from paper mache formed around wire.

• I used 100 wire clothes hangers in each tree.

• Each tree has 1000 hand cut, hand painted, leaves.

• The leaves are made from masking tape.

• The head of the serpent, and all the fruit are sculpted with polymer clay.

• The body of the serpent is paper mache, the scales on the serpent are hand cut paper.

• Each feather on the two doves are hand cut paper.

• The pieces are highly symbolic, you can read about the symbolism here.

• The titles refers to the origin of sin, and the origin of our need for a Savior.

Origin  showed at Arnie's, 722 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, during ArtPrize 2013.  September 18 - October 6th.  Click here for more info

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