Chanelle Hicks Thesis Porfolio

  • Two Horned Beetles

    Cast Bronze and Aluminum with Blackened Patina
    2" x 3"
  • Chemical Meltdown

    Arc welded steel with rust and blackened patina
    25" x 25" x 25"
  • Head Turner

    Steel, Recycled Copper, Electronic Circuitry, Motor, Gear Reducer, Hardware
    3' x 3' x 5'
  • Plastic grinder (with detail of blades)

    Steel, maple, electronics, motor, gear reducer, hardware
    30" x 30" x 36"

    In an effort to find/create a sustainable medium I built a diy plastic grinder to shred plastic bottles into a smaller and more manageable form.
  • Recycled Cocktail Dress

    Recycled upholstery fabric sewn into patchwork and made into a dress.

    Recycling is a large part of my practice and takes many forms
  • 200 Plastic Bottles (with detail)

    Recycled Plastic, Recycled wood, hardware
    12" x 20"
    This plastic bust was sculpted and cast from 200 locally donated/found plastic water bottles
  • Transference

    Acrylic and Metallic Paint on Heat Bent Acrylic
    4" x 12"
  • Catalyst

    Acrylic and metallic paint on heat bent acrylic
    7" x 14"
  • Transference (3D-Model)

    Cardboard, paint, hot glue
    12" x 16"
  • Catalyst (3D-Installation)

    Archival Paper, Charcoal, Oil Pastel, Hand Felted Plush
  • Skin Peel

    Acrylic and Metallic Paint on heat bent Acrylic
    2' x 6'
  • Meditation Practice (Video Documentation)

    Password: Breathe

  • Meditation Machine

    Machined Steel, Iron Oxide, Hardware, Patina, Turntable
    2' x 3' x 4'