Medium: Metal, Wire and Wood
Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 24 1/8 x 3 in. (33.7 x 61.3 x 7.6 cm)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Iowa Art in State Buildings Project for the Administrative Services Building. In the Art on Campus Collection, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Iowa State University, Administrative Services, Controllers Office
Gary Olson is a teacher and artist from Mitchellville, Iowa. He creates collages or box constructions that mysteriously layer bits of wire, mesh and objects that together create a “floating drawing.” His works are abstract studies but often incorporate found objects such as chalk, fishing lures and dice that function on both a formal and symbolic level.