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Artist: Dave Head

Studio: Inflection Point Mobiles

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Description: Dichroic glass, bronze, ss, copper
Media: Sculpture
Size: 8 x 3
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Contact Dave Head



Phone:(408) 892-0757

About Dave Head

I endeavor to make kinetic sculptures using uniquely coated optics that provide a colorful and complimentary reflective element to the space they occupy.

Inflection Point Mobiles

I have always been fascinated by the possibility of movement with a mobiles’ innate form. I recognized that coated optics would add a reflective as well as spectrally distinctive dimension to this kinetic medium. Creating these sculptures has been surprisingly therapeutic. I enjoy each portion of the process from concept sketches to machining and final installation. Let me show you how I make them. You’ll get a close look at the secrets of the floating jeweled pivot in my standing mobiles that utilizes ruby and sapphire components. There will also be demonstrations of the fulcrum springs I make to adjust balance points.

Currently on display at the Vault Gallery on Main Street in downtown Cambria, California.