Riotous Roots

Materials  Hollowed tree section; copper tubing; rebar, reinforced Portland cement mixes; epoxy wood; acrylic paint and clear epoxy coating

Year completed  2016

Dimensions  85" x 51" x 26"

Riotous Roots is about life finding its way under any circumstances. The movement and energy of a tree is surprising, because so much of it is unseen and unheard, but the tree always gets where it needs to go.

Sculptural composition with cutting of tree trunk, supported by rebar and cement legs, and with copper tubes protruding above it