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Jimmy Descant on sculpting with found objects

 

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EPISODE NOTES:

We’re back from our winter hiatus, and I’m super excited to continue our journey this season starting with Jimmy Descant, a sculptor from Salida Creative District, Colorado Certified.

Jimmy believes that his job as an artist is to affect people – to pull out of them what they’re thinking and how they relate to the world and other people.

When do you find that art affects you? Please consider sharing your thoughts in the comments below!

JIMMY’S BIO:

Jimmy Descant, the Rocketman, grew up in New Orleans and has lived and created his art in Salida, CO. for the past 7 years. Before becoming a full-time, self-taught sculptor he was a mechanic, pinball machine refurbisher, and salesman before touring the country and the world with bands for 15 years. Always eclectic in his art, life, and lifestyle, Jimmy bills himself as a Severe ReConstructivist in his search for raw materials from the Golden Age of American manufacturing.

[box type=”note” border=”full”]See all of Jimmy’s art at www.deluxerocketships.com →[/box]

LIKE THE MUSIC?

[threecol_two]This episode features the song “Towering Prince” by Denver musician Ian Cooke. Ian Cooke’s music is available at iancooke.bandcamp.com. The song “Towering Prince” is from his album “Fortitude.”[/threecol_two] [threecol_one_last]CHECK IT OUT [/threecol_one_last]
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SPONSORS:

[threecol_one]Colorado Creative Industries[/threecol_one] [threecol_one]Boettcher Foundation[/threecol_one] [threecol_one_last]NEA-300x172[/threecol_one_last]

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This episode of Beyond the Gallery is made possible by Colorado Creative Industries. A division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, Colorado Creative Industries sees a future where Colorado is a premiere “Creative Economy.” They strive to create a strong brand identity, a Top 10 reputation, and create significant and sustained investment in the creative sector where creative entrepreneurs and enterprises will flourish.

  • Jimmy Descant

    Thanks Zach, excellent filming, production, and subject!!!

  • Mark Eyeball Kneeskern

    GREAT Looking/Sounding, plus Jimmy was an excellent choice. Something positive to say and super interesting at the same time!

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  • Mohan Ramprasad

    I’m a huge fan, not just because the things are cool to look at. More so indeed because of the messages, the stories, the energy, and the soul that’s psychically transmitted from each piece.

 

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