MATERIAL ISSUES

Use of magazine ad slogans as a point of departure and deconstruction.

Collage resources from vintage books. Mounted on wood and meticulously hand cut with a scroll saw.


A look on life from the mundane to the profound and how as humans we are searching for meaning where often there is none. 

TRUST YOUR INTUITION

THE SHAPE YOU WANT TO BE IN

2018

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, plastic, image transfer, repurposed ad slogan, polyurethane

17” x 24” x 7”

2017

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

15” x 29 ½” x 6”

A PROMISE WELL KEPT

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A GROWN MAN CRY?

2017

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, plastic, new and found wood, repurposed ad slogan, polyurethane

12” x 10 ¼” x 4”

2016

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, plastic, metal, image transfer, new and found wood, repurposed ad slogan, polyurethane

17 ½” x 18 ½” x 5 ½”

The Difference Between Wondering and Knowing 

The Elements of Anxiety

2013

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, plastic

44” x 41 ” x 8”

2013

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, plastic, wood frames, repurposed ad slogan, polyurethane.

10” x 5 ¼ ” x 10” x 4”

IT’S WORTH A DOUBLE TAKE

KEEP LIFE SIMPLE

2012

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, plastic

17” x 24” x 7”

2011

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

15” x 29 ½” x 6”

What are you made of? 

Live Beautifully

2010

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

9 ⅜” x 5 ⅛” x 6”

2010

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

10 ½” x 12” x 5”

Actually, falling in love is quite easy

Appropriately Complex

2009

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

10 ¾” x 20 ¼” x 6 ¼”

2009

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

31" x 41 ¾“ x 6 ½”

Master of Complications

We Can do What Others Cant

2007

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

33" x 27 ½” x 4"

2006

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

10 ½” x 22" x 6 ¼“

I Am Unique

LIFE IS TICKING

2007

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood

6 ¾” x 10” x 4 ½”

2005

‘Pop-Up’ collage on hand cut wood, clock

8 ½” x 9" x 4” 

© 2021 Stephen Anderson