Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Artomatic 2024

portrait of the artist (my face, smiling a little, in a sort of golden light)
Dorothy Hickson
Thank you for checking out my work at Artomatic 2024! To purchase a piece, you can do any of the following:

--- paypal:  trepan8@yahoo.com
--- venmo:  @ExtinctFlightless
--- email: trepan8@yahoo.com
--- leave a comment to this post

(Include the title of the piece, as well as the best way to contact you. Please double-check below to make sure it is still available.)

--- or find me on-site!

I hope to be at "Meet the Artists" on April 13, and will be in the building exploring with friends on 4/20 and closing weekend.

My space is #802, on the eighth floor between the bar and the lounge. (Turn right at the gryphon chaise longue!)

Details on each piece in the show:

Left side:

Foramina 
$60  SOLD
Papier-mâché, copper, wire, found objects, paint.

Tornado Factory
$150 SOLD
Defunct motor, glass vitrine, springs, found objects, wire, paint, rusty nuts and bolts.

Biophilia
$86
Glass vitrine, bones, tree ear fungus, wasp nest, milkweed pod, tree buds, vine pod skeleton, seashells.

Lemurian 
$120
Papier-mâché, rusty metal, salvaged wire, paint, lotus pod, crystals, oven-crackled marbles, spent holiday lightbulbs, lace.

Crikey, Is That The Time?
$300
Quiescent clock, found objects, digital photograph, vine stump, burnt steel cicada wing, wire, chain, vintage key.


Window wall:

Ways To Be Angry #4.5
$48
Boxspring, found objects, knitting.

I Seem To Be A Tripod
$23 SOLD
Salvaged furniture wood, vintage tool, wire, rusty metal, musical instrument parts.

Moon Box
$80 SOLD
Vintage crate, found objects, salvaged bone, wood, wire, book paper.

Arctangent (For JBH) -- Not For Sale

Abandoned Greenhouse
$48
Digital photograph, vintage frame.

Chatelaine
$68
Found objects, salvaged wire, saw blade, vintage lace.

Auntie K’s Dose
$48 SOLD
Salvaged bottle glass, clock parts, chain, wire, key, found objects, paint, silk.

Unseen Toolkit: Saw
$150
Saw handle, wire, salvaged glass, deer bone.

Tribute (For Patti Smith)
$150
Handmade vintage table-tray, vintage clip earrings, Patti Smith Group: Wave (1979)*, mummified rat foot**, found objects, copper transformer wire, black notebook spirals, lace.

* LP record is intact within sleeve and (theoretically) playable. Fidelity not guaranteed.

** Rat foot attached with hot glue, removable. Nothing is permanent; rework as needed. Assemblage is otherwise vegan-friendly.   

If We All Go
$48 SOLD 
Maryland blue crab shell, seed husks, papier-mâché, found objects, cable, key.

Night-Bird
$120
Salvaged painting, window screen, pages from Macbeth, bone, seed, zipper, wax, copper wire, paint, varnish, nails and rusty metal.

War Zone
$80 SOLD
Papier-mâché, lace, barbed wire, bur oak acorn, velvet.

Brooding
$80
Vintage wooden crate, papier-mâché, salvaged glass, wire, seashell, Brood X Magicicada wings.

Interval
$80
Guitar case, salvaged glass, rusty metal, wire.


Right side:

Oracule
$15
(Original sculpture appeared in “Artomatic Takes Flight,” before losing an un-aeronautics-related quarrel with gravity.) Signed digital print.

Temporarily Removed
$2
Conceptual art. I include one of these in every Artomatic show. They represent titles that never quite made themselves physical.

Angie Delicious
$60
Rags, paint, cardboard, rusty metal, beads, eyeglass parts, steel screen, yarn, found objects, salvaged wire.

Auntie Kytherine
$120
Wooden box, rusty metal objects, salvaged copper wire, silk, cotton, excelsior.

Penetralia
$80 
Vitrine, cheese tray, paint, salvaged metal and wire, rat skull, fox pelvis.

Tooth & Nail
$180
Glass cabinet, salvaged fence wire, papier-mâché, nails, yarn, found objects, teeth, bone.


Front center:

PharmaTree
$68
Prescription pill bottles, railroad spikes, wire, crutch packing tape.