Lost Soles Collection

The theme ‘Lost Soles,’ makes reference to the people & culture our heritage is built on, the pressures placed on us, and the constraints we endure. Inspired by the lifestyle of the living artist, this works celebrates the journey of the creative, the tools of our trade and the steps we take to get there.

Title: Lost Soles – Lost At Sea 2017

Exhibition – Castaways Sculpture Awards

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Materials: Found Objects, Timber, Leather, Rope, Chain, Aluminium, Resin & Antique Pigment, Colour changing Green and Gold Paint.

Size: H250cm x W150cm x D200cm

Artist Statement:This work explores the concept of lost soles, the inhuman amounts of people who have boarded boats in search for better a life, the lost soles, drifting in a sea of knowledge, with a school of thought in a vessel of hope…

This sculpture is made from a wooden boat cut in half, attached to the boat are books and old shoes that have been treated with marine grade resin with antique pigment.

Title: The Lost Sole: Hook, Line & Sinker 2017

Exhibition – Minnawarra Art Awards

Hook, Line Sinner 2017.jpgMaterials: Found Objects, Timber, Leather, Rope, Metal, Resin & Antique Pigment

Size: H80 x W40 x D30cm

Artist Statement:The soulless boot, hooked up like a prize catch, hangs on a piece of timber from Fremantle’s old Jetty. It tells a fateful story of the crewman on the Greek Island of Kastelorizo, who got his foot caught round the rope while releasing the boat from its mooring and was dragged into the water, hook, line and sinker!

Title: Lost Soles – Take a Walk in my Shoes before you Judge Me 2017

Exhibition – City of Wanneroo

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Materials: Found objects, wood, leather, metal, resin

Size:30cm x 30cm x 30cm

Title: Lost Soles – The Wandering Artist

Exhibition: City of Bayswater Art Award 2016

 

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Materials: Found objects, resin, inference blue pigment

Size:30cm x 30cm x 30cm

Artist Statement:The theme ‘Lost Soles,’ makes reference to the people and culture our heritage is built on, the pressures placed on us, and the constraints we endure. Inspired by the lifestyle of the living artist, this works celebrates the journey of the creative, the tools of our trade and the steps we take to get there.

Title – ‘Do Not OPERATE’ 2016

Exhibition – Minnawarra Art Awards

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The theme ‘Lost Soles,’ makes reference to the people and culture our heritage is built on, the pressures placed on us, and the constraints we endure. Inspired by the lifestyle of the living artist, this works celebrates the journey of the creative, the tools of our trade and the steps we take to get there.

The Lost Soles Collection reflects on life’s journey, taking inspiration from poems, quotes, found objects, places I’ve been and things I’ve seen. The theme ‘Lost Soles,’ makes reference to the people and culture our heritage is built on, the pressures placed on us, and the constraints we endure, each pair tell a different story…

 

 

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Lost Soles – Hot Boots  is a pair of children’s work boots that change colour (purple-green-blue), depending on how the light hits the surface, paired with a thermometer set in a brass cog, they represent the rising challenges of a new generation of workers.

Lost Soles - Gold Rush 2015 Found Objects, resin, gold pigment 30 x 30 x 30cm Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize

Lost Soles – Gold Rush 2015
Found Objects, Mechanical Parts, Resin, Gold Pigment
30 x 30 x 30cm
Leonora Art Prize

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lost Soles – Gold Rush 2015,  comments about the gold rush era, incorporating found objects and mechanical parts, reminiscent of the time, all set with Antique Gold Pigment and resin.

Lost Soles - Changing Gears 2015 Mixed Media 30x30x30cm Wanneroo Art Awards

Lost Soles – Changing Gears 2015
Found Objects, Mechanical Parts, Resin and Parchment Paper
30x30x30cm
Wanneroo Art Awards

Lost Soles – Changing Gears 2015                                             

A pair of old boots, representing the history of Australia and the roles Australian Citizens played in shaping the nation. Inside the right boot contains three pieces of text that remember the lost soles from past generations. The left boot contains a gear which represent the changing roles people took during their lives.

For the Fallen                                                                                                         

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
 Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. 
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
. We will remember them.                                                                              Robert Laurence

Advance Australia Fair                                                                              

Australians all let us rejoice. For we are young and free.                                                We’ve golden soil and wealth for toil. Our home is girt by sea.                                          Our land abounds in nature’s gifts. Of beauty rich and rare.                                                 In history’s page, let every stage.Advance Australia Fair.                                                      In joyful strains then let us sing,Advance Australia Fair.                                                    Peter Dodds McCormick

Psalm 23:4                                                                                                                        Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Lost Soles - Pressure 2015 Mixed Media 30x30x30cm Sculpture Inside Sculpture by the Sea SOLD

Lost Soles – Pressure 2015
Mixed Media
30x30x30cm
Sculpture Inside at Sculpture by the Sea
SOLD

 

Lost Soles – Pressure makes comments about hardship of the early migrants of Australia, in particular the constraint of Pressure put upon the young migrants.

Lost Soles - Toyoda 2015 Mixed Media 30x30x30cm Sculpture Inside Sculpture by the Sea SOLD

Lost Soles – Toyoda 2015
Mixed Media
30x30x30cm
Sculpture Inside at Sculpture by the Sea

Lost Soles – Toyoda, makes comments about hardship of the early migrants of Australia, in particular the pressure on young children, note the spelling error of Toyota on the radiator cap.

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