Medium: Stainless Steel, Cast Bronze, Recycled DOT Signs
Artist Bio: Jim Collins is primarily a Public Art sculptor working in a figurative manner, best exemplified by his long running series the WATCHER. His sculpture style has been characterized by the use of silhouettes of people and animals constructed of stainless steel, aluminum and other metals. Collins was a Professor of Art at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He received degrees from Marshall University in West Virginia, the University of Michigan, and a M.F.A. degree in sculpture from Ohio University. There is more information in Who’s Who in American Art and at the website www.collins3D.com. His work can be found in many collections in the United States and Ireland with the majority located in the Southeastern United States. Colorful silhouettes of figures and animals can be seen from the Emerald Isle to Plano Texas with the selected additions in Balbriggan County Dublin Ireland and St. Joseph, MO.