I recently completed a sculpture for the upcoming "Dog Days of Summer" show at the Saltwater Artists Gallery in New Harbor. I spotted some 3-dimensional 7" tall cardboard letters some time ago at the Artists and Craftsman store in Portland that I knew I wanted to incorporate into a sculpture at some point...and this show seemed to fit the bill. I brought home the letters "D", "O", and "G" and, after considering various structural possibilities, proceeded to figure out how to stack and attach the letters on top of each other. Before epoxying the letters in position, I needed to add a short button head bolt to the bottom of the "G" so that the piece could be attached to a base. I epoxied a washer to the bolt head to to give it additional width. After making a hole and a slit in the bottom of the "G", I slid the
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER at SWAG opens with a reception on Aug. 18th (3-5PM) and runs though Labor Day!