Dadaist Marcel Duchamp created the first Found Object Art back just before the 1920s. I was surprised to find out that there's an actual genre for the kind of art I do. It turns out that my work falls into a special type of found object art, called trash art or junk art. I wonder what Marvin the Martian would think of that.
I search antique and thrift stores for the "right" parts. It almost seems that the objects find me. I have been doing this for three years now, and continue to be amazed at how, without any forethought or any predetermined plan, various unrelated parts come together to form a new piece with its own individual personality.
Save lives through spay/neuter. I volunteer for this group: