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"Red American America"

$5000 6'x2'x5" 70 lb.

This Indian warrior is a mix of Western and Mardi Gras Indians, with 50 small metaphors and 1 big one! The expansion of the West and American manufacturing products, used to depict the cause, effect, and consequences. Started with an old store sign that had a red arrow on it, and layered plenty on! Spinning shoulder and boot spurs!

“Chief Thozi -
Protection Totem"
$5000 8'x18"x5" 80 lb.
Towering totem of found objects on vintage patinaed panel, with decoupage of an impovershed family at the bottom, in a hogan. The rake guards, doesn't imprison - and the hatchets point out, protecting the family and the 21st century.

"Chief Thunderbird"
$5000 10'x10'x3' about 750 lb.
*NOW living at THC in Salida, CO., but for sale! Now has a REALLY rough and weathered patina, so you get a deal on it!
All found and free wood, starting with pallets, all screwed and nailed together. This monster T-Bird stands watch with roaring mouth and bowling ball/cue ball eyes; and steam iron metaphors of pressures and heat for Native Americans in a new world.

“Pull Back - To Fly"
$5000 8'x2'x4"
Aluminum diamond plate panels, front and back, with salvaged aluminum picture frame sample corners. 424 screws attaching!
Next up, exhibiting at the Sculpture Show, Tubac Arts Center Nov-Jan

"Chief 4's Of 8's"
The Great Cheyenne -
Dog Soldier/Self Portrait

7'x32"x6" about 300 lb. $10,000

Now on exhibit at Found/Re:Contemporary Hotel, Phoenix, for the ArtLink Juried Exibition Show, thru Feb, 2023
Also, BEST OF SHOW winner,
"Shock Of The New West" 2020,
Tubac Center for the Arts

My vision started with a search for a door, and I wanted to use the best parts that I brought 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!

"Chief Eye-Heart-Gut,
Archer Of The West"

$15,000 10'x6'x3' about 350 lb.
This abstract Indian archer shows the 'heartline' of Natives and species, with a strength of feeling and intent.

"The Strength Of The Sky"
10'x3'x3' 500 lb. $10,000

2 steam radiators base, found object construction rocketship, with 12" tall interior Indian Chief mascot, as Native strength, potential, and ascension.

Next up, in display at the Sculpture Tucson exhibit at Brandi Fenton Park, Tucson for theit show "JOY", Dec-May

"JFK As An Indian" #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

32"x42"x4" $2500

“Chief LTD"
$500 26"x17"x4"
Vintage decoupage board background, badass Mardi Gras Indian chief

“Chief Red Eyes"
$300 24"x18"
Vintage decoupage board background, badass Mardi Gras Indian chief

“Chief Jet-X"
$500 25"x19"x3"
Vintage fridge vent with steam irons, and '59 Chevy truck hood ornament, railroad X, and lil hatchets

“Chief Box Eyes"
$300 25"x19"x3"
Vintage fridge vent with steam irons, and Mex kleenex box lid, and lil hatchets

"Pass the Hatchet! TOMAHAWK"
30"x22"x3" $300

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.

"Beware Of Dog Soldiers"
24"x26"x5" $750
'FLICKA' hobby horse on seagull decoupage board. with horse as the badass Cheyenne warriors, with WW 2 theater knife, vintage catcher's mask, many screwdrivers.