Justin Peters is a sculptor working in Minneapolis. Creating freestanding cast iron and steel sculpture. Is a member of Ironhead sculptural services that brings foundry arts to the public, specializing in furnace operation. Freelance fabricator and welder at Atomic Props and Effects. Received a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Currently using images that have long lines pulled from agricultural and industrial machinery, wind turbines have a perceived amount of energy and movement. Blending the old wind mill base with the new shape of the wind turbine to think about, how capturing the wind has changed from a single farmer to a wind farm.
Leaving some of the marks created during the process and fabrication used to create the sculpture, reminds the viewer of the hand built aspects of the piece. The surface is left for a similar reason, to show the natural oxidation of the materials used.