Sculpture completion for a friend

A good friend of mine has helped me a lot with his glass lathe skills. I completed this base for him so he can try out different lights and power supply configurations going forward. The base is made from a reject hemispherical mirror. The lamp is one of my animated […] Read more »

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 »

Fall Commissioned Works

I’ve been a busy bee lately! One commission was for a pair of Bedside Reading lamps. I made a third to work through my concept. The client requested dimmable LED bulbs on this and a previous project. They work great! The Base of the lamps are from vintage film projectors […] Read more »

Aaron Ristau’s -MetalMaus- sculptural wireless mouse

Two shows curated by Bruce Rosenbaum of SteamPuffin.com: “Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation,” opening October 31, Waltham, MA, and “Mobilis in Mobili: An Exhibition of Steampunk Art & Appliance” opening November 12, Wooster Street Social Club, NYC. include—MetalMaus—recent additions to my series of augmented wireless mice. Read more »