Foundry & Sculpture

Fine Art foundry operations, moldmaking, contracted casting, and finishing; in bronze, cast iron, and aluminum.  Processes included lost wax investment and ceramic shell, and large scale bonded sand piece molds.

Peter Shelton - floatinghouseDEADMAN
Peter Shelton
“floatinghouse DEADMAN”

Roy Lichtenstein - Brushstrokes
Roy Lichtenstein – “Brushstrokes”

Terry Allen - "Corporate Head"
Terry Allen – “Corporate Head”
Chuck Arnoldi - aluminum panels
Chuck Arnoldi – aluminum panels

C_Arnoldi_aluminum

Emmanuel Snitkovsky - "Charlie Chaplin" at Bradbury Building in Los Angeles, CA
Emmanuel Snitkovsky – “Charlie Chaplin” at Bradbury Building in Los Angeles, CA

Erte figures series for Dyansen Gallery
Erte figures series for Dyansen Gallery

Clients included various artists:

  • Peter Shelton – large scale bronzes and cast iron
  • Roy Lichtenstein – small bronzes
  • Terry Allen – lifesize bronzes
  • Robert Graham – small bronzes
  • Chuck Arnoldi – large aluminum panels
  • Emmanuel Snitkovsky – lifesize bronzes
  • Bruce Nauman – lifesize bronzes

Foundry facilities and operations management:

Sculpture by Justin DuPont

 

Justin DuPont at BronzeWorks Art Foundry
Justin DuPont at BronzeWorks Art Foundry – 1980s

Pouring bronze into molds
Pouring bronze into molds (note lack of safety gear; oh, the folly of youth)

Checking bronze temperature
Checking bronze temperature