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Page Burch

2017 Hot Metal Artist

Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

24” x 44” x 180”
Cast Iron, steel
2017

Artist Statement

My work uses humor and absurdity to serve as an access point for unpleasant conversations. This piece specifically uses animals as a stand in for humans, noting that unfortunate accidents happen in both the animal and human realm. Humor is used to ease the viewer into what would otherwise be a grim reality if found in its natural state.


Page Burch

Born: Mobile, AL, 1982
Resides: Kennesaw, GA

Education
• MFA, Sculpture, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2013
• MA, Sculpture, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2009
• BFA, Sculpture, Georgia Southern University, 2007

Selected Exhibitions
• Nailed It!, Treat Gallery, New York, NY, 2016
• Foundry Invitational and River Exhibition, National Ornamental Metals Museum, Memphis, TN, 2015
• Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Sculpture Trails, Solsberry, IN, 2015

Selected Collections
• The Clermont Lounge, Atlanta, GA
• Pabst Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI

Selected Awards
• ISC Student Achievement Award Finalist, 2014