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Chanelle Hicks Thesis Porfolio
MICA Portfolios
Two Horned Beetles

Cast Bronze and Aluminum with Blackened Patina
2" x 3"
Chemical Meltdown

Arc welded steel with rust and blackened patina
25" x 25" x 25"
Head Turner

Steel, Recycled Copper, Electronic Circuitry, Motor, Gear Reducer, Hardware
3' x 3' x 5'
Plastic grinder (with detail of blades)

Steel, maple, electronics, motor, gear reducer, hardware
30" x 30" x 36"

In an effort to find/create a sustainable medium I built a diy plastic grinder to shred plastic bottles into a smaller and more manageable form.
Recycled Cocktail Dress

Recycled upholstery fabric sewn into patchwork and made into a dress.

Recycling is a large part of my practice and takes many forms
200 Plastic Bottles (with detail)

Recycled Plastic, Recycled wood, hardware
12" x 20"
This plastic bust was sculpted and cast from 200 locally donated/found plastic water bottles

Acrylic and Metallic Paint on Heat Bent Acrylic
4" x 12"

Acrylic and metallic paint on heat bent acrylic
7" x 14"
Transference (3D-Model)

Cardboard, paint, hot glue
12" x 16"
Catalyst (3D-Installation)

Archival Paper, Charcoal, Oil Pastel, Hand Felted Plush
Skin Peel

Acrylic and Metallic Paint on heat bent Acrylic
2' x 6'
Meditation Practice (Video Documentation)

Password: Breathe

Meditation Machine

Machined Steel, Iron Oxide, Hardware, Patina, Turntable
2' x 3' x 4'

Chanelle Hicks Thesis Porfolio

Chanelle Hicks Thesis Porfolio

Metal Sculpture, Sustainability, Recycled, Plastic, Painting

Creative Fields