Self styled and successful Metal Artist Karen Lancey welds beautiful pieces of art for the home and garden. Using new and recycled materials that are gathered, donated, and sorted she recreates her love of nature into amazingly beautiful sculptures, often with a sense of humour and fun.
Belle Poule and Nova Albion are two very intricate sculptures that came to life with intensive research, a lot of tedious problem-solving, a vivid imagination and hours and hours of highly- skilled labour. It is vital that my complex sculptures are three-dimensional and visible from every angle.
This was my first piece of metal art. The one that started my passion for metal sculpture. I have not stopped since. Now my house is so full I am running out of room for my family.
Each shoe represents a fantasy, and exotic place, and ancient time, a modern dream interpreted in bronze details that suggest fine beading, twisted horns, curling feathers, ribbons and bows, wings, sea creatures, the fur bootie of an Icelandic princess …