I made it myself  maple burl and cigarette butts  2017

I made it myself

maple burl and cigarette butts

2017

I made it myself

I made it myself is a critique on the culture surrounding the "maker movement".  Carving an ashtray, which was a common first project in elementary school art classes in the 80s and early 90 , from a burl, a sought after and highly valued section of wood, adds irony to the the idea of making something ones self as a beginning crafts person

 

maple burl and cigarette butts