Public Sculpture- Seaside Heights NJ,

miChelle created a entire artist dialog about the sea and shore coast. She also re-claimed the Jet Star roller-coasters metal out of the sea, for public sculpture to be created and  erected in Seaside Heights NJ permanently. The project is due to be completed 2018.

Blog Post: Picking up the Jet Star Roller Coaster

 

717. Venilia (2013)

33”h x 20”w x 45”l

Beach bench reclaimed from the storm Sandy, handrail, house trailer frame, welded together and powder coated in blue.

Meaning: Latin- of the sea and winds.

Parts recovered from the NJ Shore after storm Sandy.

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metal sculpture, reclaimed, re purposed art, sculpture, Jersey shore, Ocean, metal sculpture, Storm sandy, art,

Venilia #717

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Venilia #717

 

 

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Venilia #717 

 

 

715. ULA (2013)

29”h x 20” 

All things acquired from the beach and encapsulated in a found bottle, incorporated with cable, wrench, file hanger and other metal welded together. Finish is hand made from crushed pigments. Sculpture is kinetic. Name is Celtic meaning Sea Jewel.

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ULA #715

Reclaimed, mixed media, Ortley Beach, sand, Ocean, Beach

ULA #715

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ULA #715

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719. Umiko (2013)

18”h x 7”

Found objects welded and seashell finished in stain and clear coat.

Japanese name meaning “Child of the sea”.

Umiko #719 (5)

metal sculpture, sea shell,

Umiko

m.Vara_Umiko #719 (3) m.Vara_Umiko #719 (2)

metal and shell sculpture child of the sea

detail “Child of the sea”.

 

716. Re’ (2013)

20”h x 12”

Beach Bench re-purposed with storm drain grate as a base. Finished in 12 coats of handmade paint with rainbow flakes.

Parts recovered from the NJ Shore after storm Sandy.

Collection of the artist.

 

Re'

716. Re’ (2013)

Re #716 (7)

Re' #716 (5)

 

Re' -Handmade paint detail

716. Re’ -Handmade paint detail

Re' -20”h x 12”, Beach chair re-purposed with storm drain grate as a base.

Re’ -20”h x 12”, Beach chair re-purposed with storm drain grate as a base.

Renee vara, metal sculpture, re-purposed metal beach chair.

716. Re’ (2013)

 

miChelle re-claimed the roller-coasters metal for public sculpture to be erected in Seaside Heights NJ permanently. Due to be completed 2018.

Rollercoaster in the Ocean after Strorm Sandy NJ

Roller-coaster in the Ocean after Storm Sandy NJ

 

Collection of metal from storm sandy NJ, Roller coaster NJ

Loading Roller-coaster after reclamation from Storm Sandy.

Pictures: of the island after the storm- this is where collection of metals and other material for supporting sculptures were found.

Storm Sandy NJ

Storm Sandy NJ

Strorm Sandy NJ

Storm Sandy NJ- damage

Strorm Sandy NJ

Storm Sandy NJ – damage everywhere.