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"Chief 4's Of 8's"
The Great Cheyenne
7'x32"x6"about 200 lb. $7500
Plus packing/crating/shipping/ins. I got a quote of $1200 Tucson to Austin, and will get your
locale info to requote.

My vision started with a search for a door, and I wanted to use big parts that I brought from Colorado to Tucson. The door came thru the Universe, the full size warrior came thru inspiration. There are plenty instances of 4's and 8's throughout. It has a real heavy duty hanging wire on back, and has side legs so it can be freestanding. Severe weight in size and metaphor!

"Sotol DeSoto, So Long"
38"x24"x5" 30 lb.
SOLD
Started with a vintage sunset decoupage board and tree slice Jesus plaque on top, and severely layered my parts to create a Plains wild-man/Chief with a DeSoto hood badge; showing the strength and futurism of Natives having been conquered then abandoned through time.

"The 4 Winds Of Chief Rain In
The Face" 38"x32"x7" $2500

Chief Rain In The Face was a lesser known badass Lakota Chief from the Battle of Little Bighorn. Background is a vintage decoupage board from the '70's; frame samples, black hand personal party ashtrays from post-war Japan, and medicine bag.

"Chief Rain" side shots to show build up and depth of frame samples, and milagros (all sides).

"Refuses Them"
38"x25"x5" $2500
Sitting Bull's step-son, the whites called Louis Sitting Bull, but his real name was 'Refuses Them'. Decoupage portrait and built up heavily!

"Chief Snake Eyes, The King,
With A Dirty Mind"
36"x22"x3"
SOLD

Once again, raising icons such as Prince from the dead to level of Indian chief, in power, wisdom, and strength of inspiration. Sargaso seaweed roots, black hand personal party ashtrays from post-war Japan, and raw board from the Terlingua Ghost Town. Severe Native medicine assemblage.

"Beware Of Dog Soldiers"
24"x26"x5" $2500
'FLICKA' hobby horse on seagull decoupage board. with horse as the badass Cheyenne warriors, with WW 2 theater knife, vintage catcher's mask


"Arrow - Desert Direction"
30"x24"x3" $750
Built as an instant art event in Davis, Ca., from tin can debris from the Terlingua Ghost Town, all sided application and viewing. The whole town was a camp for mercury mining in the late 1800's, and debris is still everywhere. Now being built up for tourism as a home base to the Big Bend National Park, it's 'direction' has changed once again.

"Hot Triggers"
20"x18"x3"
SOLD
Vintage warming tray with 6 pulp cowboys paperback covers, fold out rulers, multiple layers of train tracks, and camp knife.

"Platinum Blond Lover"
At Eye Candy Gallery, Salida, CO.
719-539-3350
4'x2'x12" 50 lb $2000
"Evelyn" bowling ball as an abstract nude female Native warrior/home maker with accoutrements, saw handles, and shed snakeskins.

"CUTTER"
24"x19"x3" $500
Elk decoupage background, Lil Trees air fresheners, cookie cutters, etc. Wild Man/Big Daddy Roth influenced.

'Clipped Americans'
series pieces on vintage clipboards, with vintage book covers, and tiny to medium assemblage - screws, glue, and wire. You hang them on a nail by the 'clip', and some due to differing weight lean in a cool way. If you want them to hang straight, use a piece of duct tape on the back. All have a severe meaning of life in the West - Red & White

"Hovering Hopi,
Cyclops Of The Canyon"
16"x9"x2" $300
Kid's hanging toy segmented girl with vintage record album. This artist was a 'teenage Cyclops'!

"The Calvary Came... and went"
$300 16"x9"x2"
Long clipboard - REVERSIBLE!
Hopalong Cassidy on faux leather Life western book cover, corn cob holders headdress, steam iron switches Hopi Kachinas. can be hung either way.

"First Language, Infinity"
$300 13"x9"x2"
Indian making smoke signals book cover, that says 'First language'. Corn cob holders, horseshoes, and turkey thermometers from my last 3 Thanksgivings as headdress. Face is from the inside of a typewriter.

"Life's Early Man"
SOLD 14"x9"x2"Cool skull book cover, burnt flicker bulb flames, pieces from the board game Clue, tiny mouse bones from a hawk's graveyard in Louisiana. Amulet necklace, tiny castanets eyes.

"Arrow Mysteries"

10"x6"x2" $200

"Our Apache (Dancer) Nation"
$200

"Clipped American"
$200

"Melite/Ceto Sereia"
Commission - Cyclops Mermaid installation, Salida, CO. 12'x18'x1'
SOLD $15,000

" Ne'Toon Maaz Ya' "
'The Neptune/Mars Sky' in Navajo, Deluxe Rocketship - 1952 Electrolux vacuum, commission
SOLD $7500

"Goddess Creed" Created at instant art events at Cherry Cola Dog and The Craftsman, Austin, Tx. March 2018, 80"x24"x4" $3500 SOLD

"No Riders"

Built from folk art Panther, a year in the making. 24"x36"x3"
$3500
SOLD

Indian Hotrod!
"Cora Cora To The Left Of Me, Cora Cora To The Right Of Me" 18"x23"x2" $500
There's a small vacation/RV park half way between my old town of Salida, CO. and Denver called Cora Cora, and this piece is a commentary on the million times I drove back and forth to the 'front range' for art shows, pitches, fun days, public art installations... and said the names every time, twice.

"The Finger... Facilitates Hope"
Built, painted, and documented at Hope outdoor art gallery, Austin, Tx. by myself and Curtis Killorn - March, 2018 3'x6'x3" $2000
This piece is in Austin right now,
and available. Commenting on the art, artists, and viewers this famous outdoor expressive open work space, which will be demolished and moved in 2019. The finger is the key, moved by the brain, heart, and eye, with the paint can implied.

"TOMAHAWK"
30"x22"x3" $500
The 2nd instant art piece I did while camping in the Terlingua Ghost Town with friends early 2018. Mahjong tiles that say the name, and vintage rough wood desktop.

"Whitey's Gun"
14"x10"x2" $500
On Unicorn decoupage, complete with Catholic pocket manual cover; typewriter strikers, Clue guns, reverse Jesus block print

"Chief Wolf, Howls The Killing Floor"

34"x40"x5" 50 lb. $5000 SOLD


"Jah, Hepmysef, Hepmemuch"
(Sioux Chief)
4'x4'x10" $5000 SOLD

"Chief U-Tah-Hey"

4'x5'x5" 108 lb. $6500

SOLD

"Thunderbird Fury" 2018
53"x26"x4" 30 lb. SOLD

"GUNS! TONS!"
The flood of violence and violent weapons, but with a everlasting hope of turning it around. Louisiana sideways, and the O in 'tons' in the shape of Lake Ponchartrain.

$1500 30"x 34"x 3"

"A Drop Of Soul, Indian Style"
Hanging B/W Kenmore vac showing white man's myopic world vision; with Indian arrow of color, vaitality of life, and indigeny!

At Eye Candy Gallery, Salida, CO.
719-539-3350

3'x5'x2' $2000


"Hopi Vacation"
Built with the 2 levels of a 50's side table, and using the inside switches from steam irons that already looked like Kachinas. The face is the side of a vintage toaster. Many little Peoples, and meataphors, this art is heavy in weight and meaning. Just below the face is part of a steam iron box with station wagon and surfboard, signifying the CA. family going to Arizona for Indian vacation and experience.
3'x3'x4" $1500

"Kut Of The Kewa"

School desk top with Santa Domingo pueblo (Kewa tribe) outside Santa Fe type Thunderbirds. Open skies, Indian chieftain, has "KUT" carved in the wood. 2'x1'x4" $500

"This Train"
LINK to page, for full effect >>>>>


The metaphor -
to open the show, America’s woman (purity, nature, truth) is killed by the machine of Man(kind), even though there is good in the world and possibilities of positivity. Man (all of us) have to work to rebuild the railroad train (progress) to be released from Purgatory. The aerialistin the show is not the Ghost but the symbol of keeping on track the work that is required, and reminder to not falter halfway thru. The rising Ghost at the end and the release of the ropes signal this redemption, and the swinging lamp is the signal for ‘all clear, go ahead’. She can ascend, as well as Man, due to the completion of the task and the test.

Written, produced, directed, and Engine by Jimmy Descant
Built onstage with my 2 favorite art podners and company in Salida, CO, June 29, 2013. 4'hx13'wx4"deep, all chained together in one huge performance sculpture. $7500


Passenger car by Mark 'Eyeball' Kneeskern, RIP Aug. 31, 2014... killed by a train.Writer of "The Last American Hitch Hiker"

Caboose by Brinkley Messick
Best artist in Salida, CO.


"Reverse Prometheus"

Installed for Art On Loan, at Washington and Mulberry, Yountville (Napa Valley), California till Aug 2019, but is available for purchase and delivery any time anywhere.
$25,000 12'x5'x3' about 1500 lb

"The Steam Plant"
Kinetic in the breeze, adjustable by the public, strips of aluminum diamond plate, 1/8" thick, some are 12' long! The planter is 3 galvanized hanging street lamps.
8'x8'x8' $5000
Installed in Longmont, CO. for their art on loan program, till July 2019


"The Deluxe Spray-It Fire Rocketship" Working WILD Sprinkler! 6'x7'3'
YouTube in action! #2 #3
Installed in Alamosa, CO. for their art on loan program, till Sept 2019 $7500

"The Strength Of The Sky"
2 steam radiators base, found object construction rocketship, with 12" tall interior Indian Chief mascot, as native strength and potential, still, in this still disparaging country which was theirs.
$15,000 10'x3'x3' 500 lb.
Installed in Colorado Springs for their Art on the Streets art on loan program, till May 2019

"My Daily, and Lifelong, Hiawatha"
Burning Man grant, 2017. Steam irons, hood ornaments, rulers, assorted metal, wood framed. Depicting my travels in life, and art, as a testament to Longfellow and my daily changes and directions following my heart. I left Colorado Jan. 1, 2017 so my wife could do travel nursing, and me working out of the back of my truck, while living in our camper as an adventure for 2-3 years. $7500 64"x4'x4' about 400 lb.

"Chief Eye-Heart-Gut,
Archer Of The West"
Installed for the on loan program in Grand Junction, CO. till Oct. 2019 This abstract Indain shows the 'heartline' of Natives and species, with a strength of feeling and intent.
$15,000 10'x6'x3' about 350 lb.

"Chief Thunderbird" All found and free wood, starting with pallets, all screwed and nailed together. At my home sculpture park, Salida, CO., this monster stands watch with roaring mouth and bowling ball/cue ball eyes; and steam iron metaphors of pressures and heat for Natives in a new world.

$15,000 10'x10'x3' about 750 lb.

"JFK As An Indian" large #1
32"x42"x3" $2500
2'x3' matted prints of my Father's 1960 photos of Senator Kennedy.
Shown at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, 2010, 50th anniversary of when my Dad took the pictures on the street. I raise JFK from the dead to the level of Indian Chief, showing what his tribe did to many indigenous peoples, they also did to him.

See all in this series at
JFK pictures link

"JFK As An Indian" #3" 30"x40"x4" $2500


"JFK As An Indian" #2 At Yard Dog Gallery, Austin 512-912-1613 32"x42"x4" $2500

"Greetings From New Orleans - Building The Future From The Past, JFK in Grand Rapids, 1960" Actual Katrina survivors in a suitcase in the attic! - 36"x20"x8" $2500


"Nuevo Ich Bin Ein, 2009"
Snapshots of JFK on the campaign trail in Grand Rapids, Mich, 1960... actual Katrina survivors in the attic! - 30"x24"x5"
$2500
JFK pictures link

"Conway Twitty and Bitty House City" - Live art assemblage onstage with Alma's Cody Wayne and Mandolin Mike, in Salida, CO., March 19, 2016 - Big, cool, and heavy in metaphors of how country and western artists grew up in tiny shacks, then became rich. Also about my old hometown of Salida, not taking care of the less fortunate, and building up and outcasting, in progress and greed. 46"x24"x3" $750

"Square Hat Goes To/Is The Show"
6"x6"x2" SOLD
The boards in this series were under my drill press as I worked on a year's worth of other art, drilling thru over and over, and have the vibe of all those other completed pieces. They are drilled on both sides as well, and have great burns and patterns.

"Segmented Tomahawk"
made from detritus from
Ghost Town Terlingua, TX
about 16" h x 6" w $150