In 2016, I took the Big Plunge and enrolled in the Sculpture/ Installation program with the Faculty of Art at the Ontario College of Art and Design. Established in 1876, OCAD let’s the world know it’s Canada’s “largest and oldest” arts school.
Below, a few projects I worked on over the past few years. And here’s a link to the national TD Thor Wealth Management Juried Exhibition: Quest for the Environment which accepted one of my pieces in winter 2021. https://art.kunstmatrix.com/en/artwork/nandy-heule/plu-ii#.
A humour look at Auguste Rodin’s Eve as a symbol of male-dominant creation myths.
2018, shelf life
Stickers on fruits and vegetables are officially known as price look-up codes. A PLU code turns a banana or a lettuce head into a “value-added vegetable product.” The 1400 PLU codes in circulation today globally, for me, symbolize the globalization and commercialization of food.
Public Washroom Signs Project and free poster
To flush or not to flush? With the introduction of automatic flush toilets, Canadians seem to be confused. This project gathered toilet signs from across Canada to make a simple point.
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