Gallery: Owen Mortensen’s Organic Art Reveals the Delicate Inner Workin...

 
Mortensen also reuses discarded elements found in the garden. Salvaged bamboo garden stakes are broken down to create a gridwork of patterns. Sections of the bamboo strips are color treated, by selectively burning portions, creating contrasting black and natural bamboo colors. The stakes are then arranged to create simple geometric shapes.
Owen Mortensen’s brand of organic art gently organizes the aesthetic qualities of organic objects, while reusing fragments of nature that would otherwise be discarded.

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