Folk Art Gallery Install
Folk Art Gallery Install

I really admire what the Folk Art Museum in NYC tries to do: create exhibitions that elevate the work

Weather Vane Wall
Weather Vane Wall

This was an installation of antique weather vanes in a four story atrium.

Giant Citrene Bangle
Giant Citrene Bangle

Often I make mounts out of brass to enable the object to float in a case. The mount should be secure, and easy to use.

Bangle mount with Bangle
Bangle mount with Bangle

Awesome 1940's Verdura Bracelet. Easy on, easy off.

Ancient Stoppers
Ancient Stoppers
Prep work for Cuniform Tablet show
Prep work for Cuniform Tablet show

Many hours can be spent taking measurements, designing and creating mounts for exhibitions.

Cuneiform Mounts
Cuneiform Mounts

This cuniform clay tablet describes the pythagorean theorem 1300 years before Pythagoreas lived. This very famous tablet was the star of the cuniform tablet show.

ISAW Cuneiform Mounts
ISAW Cuneiform Mounts
Mounts for Drinking Vessels
Mounts for Drinking Vessels

Making a mount for a 5500 year old drinking vessel. The first potter to create a flat bottomed drinking vessel probably became a millionaire.

5500 year old Maces
5500 year old Maces

These weapons of war used wood staffs as handles, making a very effective tool for maiming humans.

Copper Drinking Vessel mount
Copper Drinking Vessel mount

Mounts seem out of place until the work is installed. See the next image for the drinking horn that was installed on it. People were putting birds on their work 5500 years ago!

Scepter Installation
Scepter Installation

This Wall installation includes the drinking horn, cast crowns, and scepters. Today, scepters are seen as ceremonial staffs. They originally were weapons.