Victoria Fuller

Artist

Found Objects


Natural and manmade forms fascinate me and my work seeks correlation between the two. A star made of traffic cones resembles a grain of pollen, spiked seedpod, or diatom. Common everyday objects are created for function yet retain inherent aesthetic. Synthesizing macro and micro patterns of nature with human-crafted objects creates dual dialogue between the manufactured and organic, conveying the exquisite importance of life, itself. By taking objects out of their original context, I eliminate their intended function to reveal unexpected beauty.

Air ConditioningBooksBowling – BriefcaseCanoesConesCords – KnobsFanGuitarHockey SticksHooks – KnobsHoseMicrophoneNutsPeanuts – Pucks – RacketsRulersShoesSignageWall Outlets – Installations-


~Featured


Canoe Fan

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Aluminum Canoes, Aluminum base
36′ x 18′ x 24″
2015
WE ARE TRYING TO FIND SPONSORS TO KEEP CANOE FAN IN ANN ARBOR – If you are interested in Sponsoring Canoe Fan please visit here: http://www.canoefan.com

“Canoe Fan” is Part of Canoe Imagine Art Project, sponsored by the City of Ann Arbor’s Public Art Commission and Parks and Recreation Department, and the Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs.

Fabricator: Peter Davidson – Kingdom Bronze

Engineer: Ben Baer – Baer Associates Engineers Ltd

The design brings to mind the sun on the horizon, peacock feathers spreading, a flower unfolding, a Native American Headdress.

“The holes are a design element that renders the canoes useless, and allows wind to pass through. Boats symbolize passage from one world into the next. It is a portal and symbol of passage, unfolding, flowering.”

From: Lireo Design

~Electrical and doorknobs


Mé(Knobs) à Trois
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Wooden dresser drawers, dresser knobs
19” x 25” x 27”
2013
WALL OF EXCESS AND DOOR OF INDECISION

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Door, wall, doorknobs and outlets
84.5 x 102 x 24.75″
2001

Knob job and the Power Box

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Wood, doorknobs and sockets
Box: 23 x 23 x 23″
Ball: 13″ diameter

Empowerment

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Wall outlets and electrical cord
20 x 20 x 18″
1999

Plugged In & Unplugged

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Wall outlets and electrical cords
30 x 20 x 4″
1999, revised in 2007


~Spheres


Continuously Hooked

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Bicycle Hooks, Wood, metal nuts and bolts
16″ x 16″ x 160″
2008

Safety Star

7. Safety star-Sears Tower

8. Safety Star - Galena

 

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Traffic safety cones, steel, aluminum
108″ diameter
2003

Safety Satellite

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31. Safety Satellite 1

Traffic safety cones, aluminum, vinyl
55″ diameter
2003

Whisk Ball

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Stainless steel whisks
55″ diameter
2014

~Shoes


Shoe of Shoes

SHOE OF SHOES

Cast and welded aluminum
120 x 192 x 72″
1999

Shoe of Shoes is a public sculpture at Brown Shoe, in St. Louis and also featured in the St. Louis public art curriculum kit

Lost Soles

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LOST SOLES

Cast aluminum
24″ diameter
14″ high
1992

~Traffic


Mixed Messages

40. Mixed Messages

Traffic signs, steel
168 x 120 x120″
2002

Directing Traffic

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Traffic signs, steel, motor
60″x 36″x 36″
2005

~Garden Hoses


~Books and suitcases


ARCHWAY OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL

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Books, pipes, lead and acrylic
93 x 51 x 11″
1998

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Bad Plumbing

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Sculpture in foreground is by Brian Sperry.
http://www.lubeznikcenter.org/
Copper pipe, mop, gourd, suitcase, rope, books, horn, microphone and sound
132 x 72 x 79″
2001

~Other Work


Nut Heads

Nut heads

Resin, Epoxy Clay, Acrylic
24 x 24 x 6″
2016

Cubist Guitar
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Cut-up Guitars, Guitars Cases
42″ x 48″ x 10″
2012
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Cut-up Guitars, Guitars Cases
24″ x 18″ x 9″
2012
OH SAY CAN YOU SCREAM

Oh-Say-Can-You-Scream copy 3

Hockey sticks, pucks, wood and latex
ESPN Zone sculpture commission
108 x 60 x 7″
1999

MEASURED STEPS

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White sculpture is by Alan Emerson Hicks.

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Measured Steps Chicago 12 show

 

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Folding rulers
36 x 36 x 13″
2001

STACKING TOY

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Air conditioning conduit and steel
42 x 30 x 30″
2001

PUTTING DOWN ROOTS

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PUTTING DOWN ROOTS
Mixed media
15 x 21 x 6″
Roots: 36″ long
1996

 

 

VINE RIPENED
Softballs, wire, cloth and acrylic
17 x 16 x 32″
1996.

VINE RIPENED
LISTEN

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Modeling stone, microphone and sound
39 x 20 x 15″

IGLOOS

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CLUSTER HOUSING
Laminated plywood and acrylic
72 x 60 x 72″
1992

POLAR BOWLER
Wood and found objects
84 x 29 x 36″
1992

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Bowlers

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TAKING THE PLUNGE

Steel and aluminum
44 x 36 x 64″
1992

51. Balanced Bowlers
BALANCED BOWLERS

Cast bronze
10.5 x 12 x 11″
1992

RACK EM, STACK EM

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Wood wall sculpture
16 x 13 x 1.5″
1992


Racket Reproduction

Racket-reproduction
Altered found objects
100 x 11 x 1″
1992

Older Work


ARTIFACT EVOLUTION

ARTIFACT EVOLUTION

Mixed media wall sculpture
32 x 24 x 7″
1988

TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN

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Mixed media wall sculpture
55 x 40 x 11″
1989