Waterjet cutting of the stainless steel for “Turning”

“Turning” has image/maps of the Mississippi river in three different phases which are being cut with a high velocity stream of water and garnet powder at a fabrication studio right beside the Mississippi River. Map by Kate Orff / SCAPE from Petrochemical America...

Mosaic base for Turning Sculpture

Creating one of the 3 mosaics as a base for the “Turning sculpture (prayer wheels)” with Italian porcelain. The pattern is of the Mississippi River creating new land over thousands of years (from the Fisk Maps of 1944). Each mosaic weighs about 200 lbs as finished...

Wetlands Art Tour features “Story of Water” Video by Michel Varisco

Goodchildren Gallery hosted the Story of Water video as part of the Wetlands Art Tour along with photographic work by Elizabeth Shannon. Above is a sculpture by Aaron McNamee and a still by Varisco Exhibition at Goodchildren featuring “A Story of Water”...

Installation shots of the show “Fluid States” at Octavia Gallery on Julia Street, New Orleans

Octavia Gallery hosted Fluid States on Julia Street “Rooted” at Octavia Gallery Octavia Gallery Installation Installation view at Octavia Gallery from Fluid States Installation view at Octavia Gallery from Fluid States...