As a kid I was curious how toys worked, taking them apart to figure out the mechanics. My father taught me to weld, which plays a significant part in my art. I’ve always been a creator and a fixer, collecting pieces along the way. For the last 15 years, I’ve been assembling my junk, up-cycling into functional art. My eye is always on the lookout for metal or wood scraps, that people discard, for my collection. I reside and create in Trego, Montana, with my wife and kids.