Mending
Mending

2017

antique nightstand, antique surgical instrument sterilization container, colored resin, neon, real rose petals, real rose, disposable surgical scissors

Mending (detailed)
Mending (detailed)

2017

antique nightstand, antique surgical instrument sterilization container, colored resin, neon, real rose petals, real rose, disposable surgical scissors

Listen to the I churn
Listen to the I churn

2017

antique child's polio brace, vintage world globe, glass vase, real roses

Transcending dialogue
Transcending dialogue

2017

vintage neon transformer, neon, rubber, French bread mold

Do you believe what you know?
Do you believe what you know?

2017

antique first aid box, hand blown test tubs, cork,colored oil, vintage 1965 corvair armrest, led, morgue toe identification tags, medical tweezers, fortune

Do you believe what you know? (detail)
Do you believe what you know? (detail)

2017

antique first aid box, hand blown test tubs, cork, colored oil, vintage 1965 corvair armrest, led, morgue toe identification tags, medical tweezers, fortune

Ma'at disrupted
Ma'at disrupted

2017

powder coated antique esquire shoe stretcher, vintage roller skates

 

Ma'at disrupted (detail)
Ma'at disrupted (detail)

2017

powder coated antique esquire shoe stretcher, vintage roller skates

Lighting illusion
Lighting illusion

2016

Barbie heads, antuque brass wall sconce, crystals, vintage negatives

Lighting illusion (detail)
Lighting illusion (detail)

2016

Barbie heads, antique brass wall sconce, crystals, vintage negatives

Chosen Warrior
Chosen Warrior

2016

x-ray light box, my mom's x-rays, neon, antique nativity figures

Chosen Warrior (detail)
Chosen Warrior (detail)

2016

x-ray light box, my mom's x-rays, neon, antique nativity figures

 

Rangefinder
Rangefinder

2016

vintage lens case, vintage wide angle lens, lace thong underwear, led light

Rangefinder (detail)
Rangefinder (detail)

2016

vintage lens case, vintage wide angle lens, lace thong underwear, led light

 

Bank on it
Bank on it

2016

rakue, neon

Day Dreaming.....
Day Dreaming.....

2015

antique rocking horse, red bulbs, fortune cookie wrappers, fortune, specimen pin

Jacked!
Jacked!

2015

old red Roadmmaster wagon, vintage auto car stands, neon, broken mirror, my dad's old work glove

SSSHhhhhh baby, don's cry!
SSSHhhhhh baby, don's cry!

2015

antique metal bassinet stroller, wooden mannequin, satin gloves, vintage baseball bat, uv activated marker, black light

SSSHhhhhh baby, don't cry! (detail)
SSSHhhhhh baby, don't cry! (detail)

2015

antique metal bassinet stroller, wooden mannequin, satin gloves, vintage baseball bat, uv activated marker, black light

 

Be Careful What You Wish For
Be Careful What You Wish For

2013

neon, antique suitcase, antique thread spools, lace, loom

 

Modern Love
Modern Love

2013

antique animal trap, antique syringe

Special Delivery
Special Delivery

2012-2013

neon, antique Jacuzzi jet, my grandfather's Western Union bag

 

This Land is Your Land...?
This Land is Your Land...?

2013

 unraveling tire tread, antique vice, oak

This Land is Your Land...?
This Land is Your Land...?

2013

unraveling tire tread, antique vice, oak  

Untitled
Untitled

2013

vintage space heater, spray paint, neon

 

The Capture
The Capture

2013

found cabinet, prison art, antique porcelain, brass tacks

Let It Burn
Let It Burn

2013

aluminum AC car coolant system, neon, glass, living rose

Wet Dream
Wet Dream

2013

antique potty chair, 100+ year old wooden doll

Recovering Reflection
Recovering Reflection

2012

steel with 1964 Corvair rear-view mirror

Eternal Seduction
Eternal Seduction

2012-2013

decomposing apple cast in resin (20+ years), antique ice tongs, steel

 

Who is leading who?
Who is leading who?

2012

oil field drill bit, antique iron figurine, twine

The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle

2014

neon, wire and transformer 

 

Mining Memories
Mining Memories

2011

stainless steel, Kodak slide, LED, fortune

Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait

2012

Antique meat tenderizer, paint, steel ball bearings  

Wade Schmitz
Wade Schmitz

Marfa, TX in 2013

photo by Beth Reese

Mending
Mending (detailed)
Listen to the I churn
Transcending dialogue
Do you believe what you know?
Do you believe what you know? (detail)
Ma'at disrupted
Ma'at disrupted (detail)
Lighting illusion
Lighting illusion (detail)
Chosen Warrior
Chosen Warrior (detail)
Rangefinder
Rangefinder (detail)
Bank on it
Day Dreaming.....
Jacked!
SSSHhhhhh baby, don's cry!
SSSHhhhhh baby, don't cry! (detail)
Be Careful What You Wish For
Modern Love
Special Delivery
This Land is Your Land...?
This Land is Your Land...?
Untitled
The Capture
Let It Burn
Wet Dream
Recovering Reflection
Eternal Seduction
Who is leading who?
The Winners Circle
Mining Memories
Self-Portrait
Wade Schmitz
Mending

2017

antique nightstand, antique surgical instrument sterilization container, colored resin, neon, real rose petals, real rose, disposable surgical scissors

Mending (detailed)

2017

antique nightstand, antique surgical instrument sterilization container, colored resin, neon, real rose petals, real rose, disposable surgical scissors

Listen to the I churn

2017

antique child's polio brace, vintage world globe, glass vase, real roses

Transcending dialogue

2017

vintage neon transformer, neon, rubber, French bread mold

Do you believe what you know?

2017

antique first aid box, hand blown test tubs, cork,colored oil, vintage 1965 corvair armrest, led, morgue toe identification tags, medical tweezers, fortune

Do you believe what you know? (detail)

2017

antique first aid box, hand blown test tubs, cork, colored oil, vintage 1965 corvair armrest, led, morgue toe identification tags, medical tweezers, fortune

Ma'at disrupted

2017

powder coated antique esquire shoe stretcher, vintage roller skates

 

Ma'at disrupted (detail)

2017

powder coated antique esquire shoe stretcher, vintage roller skates

Lighting illusion

2016

Barbie heads, antuque brass wall sconce, crystals, vintage negatives

Lighting illusion (detail)

2016

Barbie heads, antique brass wall sconce, crystals, vintage negatives

Chosen Warrior

2016

x-ray light box, my mom's x-rays, neon, antique nativity figures

Chosen Warrior (detail)

2016

x-ray light box, my mom's x-rays, neon, antique nativity figures

 

Rangefinder

2016

vintage lens case, vintage wide angle lens, lace thong underwear, led light

Rangefinder (detail)

2016

vintage lens case, vintage wide angle lens, lace thong underwear, led light

 

Bank on it

2016

rakue, neon

Day Dreaming.....

2015

antique rocking horse, red bulbs, fortune cookie wrappers, fortune, specimen pin

Jacked!

2015

old red Roadmmaster wagon, vintage auto car stands, neon, broken mirror, my dad's old work glove

SSSHhhhhh baby, don's cry!

2015

antique metal bassinet stroller, wooden mannequin, satin gloves, vintage baseball bat, uv activated marker, black light

SSSHhhhhh baby, don't cry! (detail)

2015

antique metal bassinet stroller, wooden mannequin, satin gloves, vintage baseball bat, uv activated marker, black light

 

Be Careful What You Wish For

2013

neon, antique suitcase, antique thread spools, lace, loom

 

Modern Love

2013

antique animal trap, antique syringe

Special Delivery

2012-2013

neon, antique Jacuzzi jet, my grandfather's Western Union bag

 

This Land is Your Land...?

2013

 unraveling tire tread, antique vice, oak

This Land is Your Land...?

2013

unraveling tire tread, antique vice, oak  

Untitled

2013

vintage space heater, spray paint, neon

 

The Capture

2013

found cabinet, prison art, antique porcelain, brass tacks

Let It Burn

2013

aluminum AC car coolant system, neon, glass, living rose

Wet Dream

2013

antique potty chair, 100+ year old wooden doll

Recovering Reflection

2012

steel with 1964 Corvair rear-view mirror

Eternal Seduction

2012-2013

decomposing apple cast in resin (20+ years), antique ice tongs, steel

 

Who is leading who?

2012

oil field drill bit, antique iron figurine, twine

The Winners Circle

2014

neon, wire and transformer 

 

Mining Memories

2011

stainless steel, Kodak slide, LED, fortune

Self-Portrait

2012

Antique meat tenderizer, paint, steel ball bearings  

Wade Schmitz

Marfa, TX in 2013

photo by Beth Reese

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