Nature vs Man Made I was unable to find the artist who created this sculpture, but I think this image is powerful. It directly comments on destruction and creation. Juxtaposing a paper mold growing from a tree makes the viewer think about paper and waste.
Geoffrey Gorman: "A broken bent tree branch, bleached from sun and rain, makes me think of weathered bones: fingers, legs, backbone, and hip bone. Old stained strips of cloth act like bandages and clothing, hiding and holding it all together. Sculpted wax covers the frame and joints of wood. Found and lost objects assembled into curious and evocative shapes is what excites me.
Etta Winigrad "Together" Found Object and Ceramic Sculpture 2005 Winigrad often incorporates tree branches into her work. At our school we have an outdoor classroom with a willow grove. We use willow as a nature resource to make art.