Giant steps, Daddy.


H: 22 in  W:13 in  D: 10 in

The advances we’ve made in the past 50 years in the science of prosthetics are incredible. Before these advances, folks with amputated limbs too often faced disheartening barriers to full participation in our society.  Now, they’re totally activated citizens participating fully in life—and proud of it. This sculpture was inspired by a double leg amputee who modeled men’s underwear for a Jockey ad.

The father and daughter are sculpted of local urban-harvested alligator juniper wood, and colored with wood bleach, wood dyes and colored pencil.  The legs of his prostheses are stainless steel.  The base is monkey pod tree wood.