Graft

Close-up of Graft, 2017. Freedom Baird. Living oak tree, dead ash tree trunk, latex and acrylic paint, acrylic bead blanks, plywood, 4x4s, plastic sheeting, moss. Harvard, MA

Graft, 2017. Living oak tree, dead ash tree trunk, latex and acrylic paint, acrylic bead blanks, plywood, 4x4s, plastic sheeting, moss. Installed at Old Frog Pond Farm and Studio, Harvard, MA, for the Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit.

Close-up of Graft, 2017. Freedom Baird. Living oak tree, dead ash tree trunk, latex and acrylic paint, acrylic bead blanks, plywood, 4x4s, plastic sheeting, moss. Harvard, MA

Close-up of one of the knots.

View of base of Graft, 2017. Freedom Baird. Living oak tree, dead ash tree trunk, latex and acrylic paint, acrylic bead blanks, plywood, 4x4s, plastic sheeting, moss. Harvard, MA

View of base of the work, which stands in the hollow side of a twin pair of oak trees (one died).

Graft, 2017. Freedom Baird. Living oak tree, dead ash tree trunk, latex and acrylic paint, acrylic bead blanks, plywood, 4x4s, plastic sheeting, moss. Harvard, MA

Full view of Graft on the Old Frog Pond Farm sculpture trail, Harvard, MA, 2017