Tesla Coil experiment with my Animated Luminaria

Joe Pawelski of the Tesla Research Society and Aaron Ristau of the newly formed Plasma Appreciation Society teamed up to present a light sculpture performance for Loveland Colorado’s 2015 Noco Mini Maker Fair. Joe and I have known each other for a few years. He hand built the Tesla coil and […] Read more »

2nd Detail image set of my Animated Luminaria

Developed over a decade of experimentation, my fascination with the creative possibilities of light and kinetic sculpture finds me with a body of Animated Luminaria—works at play with organic glass envelopes, heat convection and the alchemy of electrically excitable gasses. This has been possible through collaborations with other artisans and […] Read more »

Aaron Ristau Studio update

It’s been a while since my last post. What follows is a gallery of images and video’s related to my art since my last post. If you are reading this and have questions ask me! Let me know how you found my content? Click through to video links: The Laboratory […] Read more »

Busy Bee

I’ve been busy! My version of WordPress failed me and I had to upgrade… So sorry for the delay on my posts. A couple of sculptures and projects were missed, and I Still have more website work to do, but onward and upward! Here are some videos of what I’ve been up […] Read more »