Roly-Poly Bug at the Artists’ Gallery

I (Dan) submitted a sculpture of a roly-poly (Armadillidium vulgare) to the 12th Annual Box Show at the Artists’ Gallery in Frederick, MD.  The sculpture took 30 hours to complete.  Information on the show is provided in the image below, and after that are photos of the completed sculpture.

Unboxed Show Info

Roly-Poly Bug
Roly-Poly Bug (SOLD)
Roly-Poly Bug
Roly-Poly Bug (SOLD)
Roly-Poly Bug
Roly-Poly Bug (SOLD)

25″ long x 16″ wide x 10″ tall
Galvanized steel wire, brass paper fasteners, black foam, aluminum tape, wood panel
Daniel Schmidt

The Artists’ Gallery Box Show

Jodie and I have each submitted our own pieces to The Artists’ Gallery 11th Annual Box Show and Silent Auction.  Opening reception is March 3rd, 5 – 9 pm.  They will be on display until March 31st, and bidding ends at 8 pm sharp on March 31st.  We will be donating 50% of the sales to the gallery.  They provided the 8″ x 8″ x 8″ wooden boxes, and we turned them into art.

The picture’s aren’t great, so I encourage you to see them in person if you can.  Jodie did five copies of master artworks, self-portraits of Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Mary Cassatt, Berthe Morisot and Edgar Degas.

Copy of Master Artists' Self-Portraits
Copy of Master Artists’ Self-Portraits (SOLD)

Here is my sculpture, a jumping spider made with the box, river stones, steel wire and dried grape vines.

Jumping Spider
Jumping Spider (SOLD)