Inspired by natural bone forms, rural technology, and geometric structure, Sam Spiczka has produced an unsettling body of work that is both modern and intensely primal, public yet deeply personal. Born and raised in rural Minnesota, Spiczka became captivated by metal early on through the experience of working at his family's welding shop.…
"It is a bit hard to judge the scale of American Lotus from these images, but it is rather large. The "trap" section is around 10 feet in diameter with the jaws approximately 3 feet wide ... making it"
"I like the implied danger of this sculpture. Makes you wonder what it is supposed to catch...off world perhaps?"
"Sam, this is wonderful. I have watched your work evolve in the most interesting ways. Thank you for expressing your art in these forms. The depth of the pieces, the joints, the connections, the col"