Backyard artisan Denny Croston / June 2012

June 5, 2012

By Greg Farrar

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Denny Croston was inspired by other artists participating in artEAST's "Rookery Project" and decided to make a heron of his own. This piece was a fun challenge for the artist, who is used to working with rusted metal, not chrome. The heron is made out of car bumpers and exhaust pipes. A golf club chunk masquerades as the fish in its beak. The artist-made herons will migrate to different displays on the Eastside during the summer. By Ilona Idlis

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