When mattresses make art

If only mattresses could talk….
On second thoughts, perhaps it’s best they don’t.
Nevertheless, at Castlemaine’s Northern Arts Hotel mattresses with mysterious pasts have begun making an engaging statement.
Local artist Frank Veldze is a dab hand at using the recycled innerspring metallic cores of pre-loved mattresses to fashion stylish art works.
The pieces he creates have featured in prominent places like Sydney’s Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, chic private gardens on the Prom and the Peninsula, Sydney International Airport, and a public park in Moreland Street, Melbourne where City of Maribyrnong Council recently purchased one of the unique sculptures previously exhibited at Castlemaine’s Lot 19.
Now, new owner of Castlemaine’s Northern Arts Hotel, Maggie Fooke, has commissioned Frank to install some of his sculptural mattress work at the Barker Street front of the local accommodation establishment.
Frank has spent the past few weeks busily installing the work and soon ornamental grape vines will be planted, using the innerspring coils as creative climbing frames. Read more in today’s Mail 06.11.20…

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !!