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"Chief 4's Of 8's"
The Great Cheyenne
7'x32"x6"about 200 lb. $6000
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" about 30 lb.$2500
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" $2000
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" $1500

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.

"Reign Clouds"
23"x14"x3" $500
Vintage Electrolux side cutouts on board, on teak tray with shotgun shells, iron trivet, and giant horseshoe. Antennae pull down 3'!

"Beware Of Dog Soldiers"
24"x26"x5" $2000
'FLICKA' hobby horse on seagull decoupage board. with horse as the badass Cheyenne warriors, with WW 2 theater knife, vintage catcher's mask

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

"...Against the Land and Peoples"
22"x15"x1.5" $500
Jesus decoupage, scissors, and thoughtful future for the children

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

*NEW Dec. 2018
'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"
$350 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.

"Self Clean Native"
SOLD 13"x9"x2"
JFK decal from 1960's, Christian aspects to his relatives, and his rise and fall. Scroll down for larger JFK assemblages.

"Our 'Steal City' Nation"
$300 13"x9"x2"It's a 'steal', like Manhattan was... with all the latest American idiocy, mixed with the power of the Peoples of the West.

"Caballo Dolor" (Horses' Pain)
$300 14"x9"x2"
Vintage hobby horse head commenting on the rounding up in the West, with barb wire 'heartline'.

"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"

"Platinum Blond Lover"
At Eye Candy Gallery, Salida, CO.
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.

"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.

"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.

"Whitey's Gun"
14"x10"x2" $350
On Unicorn decoupage, complete with Catholic pocket manual cover; typewriter strikers, Clue guns, reverse Jesus block print

"The Red and White Worlds Whirl"
2'x2'x2" $500
Native 'whirling logs' symbol, built with the metaphor train tracks, usurped long ago by evil, rises again in strength of the West and connection to the Creator in the counter-clockwise direction. Whirling along are Western, Red, and White imagery and movement.

"Chief Eagle, Speak-Keys"
24"x20"x2" $500
I started building this live on TV (link), with the help of the host, to show what I was going to be doing during SXSW at Yard Dog Gallery, Austin. A vintage eagle decoupage board with severe assemblage headdress and speaking in 'keys', with 'forked tongue' metaphor.

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.

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.

"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


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

"Can't Fight The Power!" in, not succumbing to the futility of fighting city hall, but that you cannot fight the power of the Mother and the First Peoples in the long run! Indian wildman/medicine man on Ouija board... At Yard Dog Gallery, Austin, 512-912-1613

24"x36"x5" $1000

"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.

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
At Yard Dog Gallery, Austin

"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"
JFK pictures link

"Devil In A Blue Dress" Built for the 2nd Rock n Roll show at Eye Candy Gallery, Salida, CO., tribute to Mitch Ryder 24"x18"x3" $250

"Not Indian Enough"... to be in the tribe of my Fathers

$500 30"x 30"x 3"

"Agua De La Muerte"
"Water Of Death", La. covered in black duct tape with old lead solder trailing rivers and tributaries.

$350 24"x 24"x 3"

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.

$750 30"x 34"x 3"

"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

"Our Apache (Dancer) Nation"

All these 'Clipped American' series pieces at Yard Dog Gallery, Austin,
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

"Real Americans"

12"x9"x2" $250

"Clipped American"

"Arrow Mysteries"

10"x6"x2" $250

"Thug Evolves Into Indian Chief, With Redwing Blackbirds"
I took the old 'thug' shooting target, with greasy hair and snubnose .38, and raised him to the level of Indian Chief. Removed the gun, gave him a spear and a teardrop of a faucet handle, and a headdress of American made tools. The abstract bird is from a sewer snake handle, fittings, and 'white' brand solder cap. All on vintage decoupage.

27"x18"x2" $500

"Thug Evolves Into Indian Wildman,
In The Woods" In this case I hide the 'thug' behind a handcut multi-picture frame with Mickey Mouse Frontierland metaphor, and prey bunny woodblock.

29"x18"x3" $500