Austin, TX

I create sculptures from steel and aluminum that can live indoors or out. My metal art runs the gamut from decorative to functional and spiritual. Recent works include large agaves and kalanchoes, mini-succulents in planters, and 12"x12" Heart Milagros.

My Work

  • Giant Kalanchoe, 2017, steel
    Giant Kalanchoe, 2017, steel
  • Giant Kalanchoe, 2017, steel, sideview
    Giant Kalanchoe, 2017, steel, sideview
  • Gaint Kalanchoe, 2017, steelM.Y. workshop
    Gaint Kalanchoe, 2017, steel
    M.Y. workshop
  • Giant kalanchoe in planter, 2017, steel
    Giant kalanchoe in planter, 2017, steel
  • Mini steel succulents: Kalanchoe, Golden Barrell, Sansevieria, Graphto.
    Mini steel succulents: Kalanchoe, Golden Barrell, Sansevieria, Graphto.
  • mini succulents in planters, 2017, steel
    mini succulents in planters, 2017, steel
  • Three mini Kalanchoes
    Three mini Kalanchoes

  • Vertical garden, 12" X 12", steel, wood
    Vertical garden, 12" X 12", steel, wood

  • Brown agave, 2017, steel
    Brown agave, 2017, steel
  • Patrick's agave, 2017, steel
    Patrick's agave, 2017, steel
  • Patrick's agave 2017, steelin progress M.Y. Metal
    Patrick's agave 2017, steel
    in progress M.Y. Metal
  • Graptopetalum aka Ghost Plants. Steel, 2016
    Graptopetalum aka Ghost Plants. Steel, 2016
  • Ghost plant flower detail. Steel, 2016
    Ghost plant flower detail. Steel, 2016
  • Agave, 22 gauge cold-rolled steel. 10/24/16
    Agave, 22 gauge cold-rolled steel. 10/24/16
  • Susy's Agave--steel, clear coat - 1/15/15
    Susy's Agave--steel, clear coat - 1/15/15
  • Baby Agave in wok planter, Steel, 2014
    Baby Agave in wok planter, Steel, 2014
  • Agave on pipe stand, 48" width x 31" tall, 49 lbs, stand: 15" x 2 ft. tall, photo by Ralph Yznaga
    Agave on pipe stand, 48" width x 31" tall, 49 lbs, stand: 15" x 2 ft. tall, photo by Ralph Yznaga
  • Golden Barrel cactus, steel, copper wire, height 2 ft., 16 lbs
    Golden Barrel cactus, steel, copper wire, height 2 ft., 16 lbs
  • Baby Golden Barrel for West Group show- steel, screws, and wire on wood, 12" x 12", 2015
    Baby Golden Barrel for West Group show- steel, screws, and wire on wood, 12" x 12", 2015
  • Heart Milagro, 12" X 12", Aluminum 2014
    Heart Milagro, 12" X 12", Aluminum 2014
  • Heart Milagro, 12" X 12", aluminium
    Heart Milagro, 12" X 12", aluminium
  • Heart Milagro, 12" X 14", Aluminum 2014
    Heart Milagro, 12" X 14", Aluminum 2014
  • Vines and leaves, 2016
    Vines and leaves, 2016

  • Le Petite Chou- steel, 2012
    Le Petite Chou- steel, 2012
  • "Déjeuner" light shade, Stainless steel, 2014
    "Déjeuner" light shade, Stainless steel, 2014
  • Déjeuner light shade, steel, aluminum, glass
    Déjeuner light shade, steel, aluminum, glass
  • DNA table lampshade-steel, 11.5"x 7"
    DNA table lampshade-steel, 11.5"x 7"
  • Glasses Light shade-2007
    Glasses Light shade-2007
  • Pipe Light-length: 49", diameter: 9", weight: 11.6 lbs.
    Pipe Light-length: 49", diameter: 9", weight: 11.6 lbs.
  • "Mailbox", Steel and Copper, 2011 for Stoney's Wine Lounge, Dallas, Texas
    "Mailbox", Steel and Copper, 2011 for Stoney's Wine Lounge, Dallas, Texas
  • Becca's mailbox, steel, copper, 2014
    Becca's mailbox, steel, copper, 2014
  • Becca's mailbox, steel and copper, 2014
    Becca's mailbox, steel and copper, 2014
  • mailbox, steel with corten sides, 2015
    mailbox, steel with corten sides, 2015
  • Fork and Spoon-Kinetic,2011, height: 57", width:70"
    Fork and Spoon-Kinetic,2011, height: 57", width:70"
  • Fork and Spoon-kinetic,2011, height:57", width:70"
    Fork and Spoon-kinetic,2011, height:57", width:70"
  • "Handrail", Steel 2010
    "Handrail", Steel 2010
  • "Leaf Pin", Copper 2010 (photo by Brenda Ladd)
    "Leaf Pin", Copper 2010 (photo by Brenda Ladd)
  • "Leaf Pins", Copper 2010 (photo by Brenda Ladd)
    "Leaf Pins", Copper 2010 (photo by Brenda Ladd)
  • Agave welding, 2012 (photo by Susan Downey)
    Agave welding, 2012 (photo by Susan Downey)
  • Mini Golden Barrel cactus- WEST AUSTIN Studio Tour group exhibition-2015
    Mini Golden Barrel cactus- WEST AUSTIN Studio Tour group exhibition-2015

My workshop

  • Graptopetalums
    Graptopetalums
  • leaves- three steps
    leaves- three steps
  • Leaves for Vines
    Leaves for Vines

  • Rose stem leaves
    Rose stem leaves

  • Agave
    Agave
  • at work on Golden Barrel
    at work on Golden Barrel
  • milagro in progress
    milagro in progress
  • mini succulents in planter
    mini succulents in planter
  • planter
    planter
  • Vines, early version
    Vines, early version
  • Vines in progress
    Vines in progress
  • new sign in stainless
    new sign in stainless