Matthew Dehaemers
Sculpture - Installation - Public Art

 

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The Nereid Beckons

Will Brown Project
ACT I & II

Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts Project

Leedy Voulkos Installation

Is It Just A Game?

Rockhurst Jesuit Mural

Trifecta of Oakdale Public Art Installation

Significance of the Moment

0 MPG Installation

Two Sides of the Same Tracks Installation

Avenue of the Arts

Look Good, Feel Good Barber Shop Installation

Lewis & Clark Public Art Installation

River Fields

Structural Installations

Components Sculptures

Manna Exhibition

Community Based Grant Project

Wood Sculpture

Early Mural and Sculpture Work for Schools

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Infrastructure Reexamined I


Infrastructure Reexamined II


Infrastructure Reexamined IV


Structure, Shelter, Space

 My piece entitled Structure, Shelter, Space is built out of 120 lbs. of cotton rope.  The structure is suspended two and a half feet about the gymnasium floor....it is to echo a community center structure...the building that this piece is in was built in 1943 and has a large history of having a multi-use purpose...including as a place movies were shown, and sporting events (basketball and a boxing ring). Open bar and social gatherings on weekends would leave the lingering smell of stall beer in the air as the space was used for various religious church services on Sunday mornings.  The debris that was in the room was place inside my piece at one time and placed around the structure at another time....the community center serviced a population of ammunitions workers that were to work at the ammunitions facility built near the end of WW II  which sits directly across the county highway. The town was once named Badgerville.  The structure is approximately 23 feet long 13 feet wide and nearly 18 feet tall....a basketball court is articulated on the inside by the white rope...the entire piece is suspended off of 10 cables fastened to the walls.


Graft


Hero


Extrusion
(Cast Sheets of Ice)