Influenced by natural elements, airtight artworks feature several lustrous metallic sculptures ; brilliantly crafted from disused utensils, and scrap metal, clipped, bent and smoothed over to fit with the underlining theme of the forms required.
” my goal as an artist is to make artwork unlike art people have seen, while at the same time recognizable in the identity of everyday materials. I only hope the sculptures will inspire others to appreciate the simple, neglected items from which my creations are born. ”
Majorly animal motifs, and intricately detailed to match life size animal forms, the sculptures depict continuous life cycles, consciously and unconsciously permeated in daily awareness and serve as a testimony to the belief of conserving and appreciating of earth’s resources.
Up to this day, Wilson continues sculpting his creations out of recovered parts such as knives, forks, or cuillères. He bends metal to his will bringing various types of animals to life, and we can’t get enough of his work.