Ross I. Sheehan
Over the past few years, I have been shifting between indoor and outside studios to build my sculptures. This transfer encouraged me to select a material that would withstand and interact with the environment. Combinations of copper, found metal, and wood have been the perfect solution. These constructions mimic shapes and patterns repeated in nature, becoming plant-animal hybrids.
They rely on natural elements such as wind, water, fire, urine and dirt for their patina. The latest assemblage of work focuses on longevity. Technically, they are never