+ pad, 2014
1 in. x 1 in. x 1/4 in.
A game remote's directional toggle (D-pad) cast in bronze. Stamped with the artist's initials and numbered.
Chris Collins is an artist and artisan living in Santa Fe, NM. An expert in the lost wax process, he is a prolific sculptor with multiple bodies of work that draw from such themes as play, nature, science and technology. Born and raised in Alabama, after completing a masters degree at Memphis College of Art, he moved to Santa Fe. A gifted gardener and observer of the natural world, he formed Natureboy Studios to promote his line of cast bronze and aluminum pieces that are derived directly from the environment and are foraged on hikes in Santa Fe's wide open spaces.