Rusty the Octopus

"Rusty the Octopus" | fabricated and welded steel, rusted | 2009

"Rusty the Octopus" | fabricated and welded steel, rusted | 2009

"Rusty the Octopus" | fabricated and welded steel, rusted | 2009

"Rusty the Octopus" | fabricated and welded steel, rusted | 2009

"Rusty the Octopus" | fabricated and welded steel, rusted | 2009

"Rusty the Octopus" | fabricated and welded steel, rusted | 2009

Description

Rusty the Octopus will live in the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton, MI until August 2011.

Rusty was my first attempt at a large, three-dimensional animal. Tentacle tip to opposite tentacle tip he is about 15 feet wide.

Special thanks to KCD.

Role

Designer, Fabricator

For

Brighton, MI

Date

August 2009