Visual Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Curator, Cultural Producer, Creative Entrepreneur
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Franconia Boat Tower-North View

Franconia Boat Tower-North View

Franconia Boat Tower-Overall View- From South Looking North                  

Pete Driessen © 2015.

Work in Process Image.                                                     

Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower - SouthEast View

Franconia Boat Tower - SouthEast View

Franconia Boat Tower-Overall View- From SouthEast Looking NorthWest

Pete Driessen © 2015. Work in Process Image.                                                     Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower-Detail/Boat Bows

Franconia Boat Tower-Detail/Boat Bows

Franconia Boat Tower-Detail View- Vertical Boat Bows

Pete Driessen © 2015. Work in Process Image.                                                     Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower-1957 Chris Craft Bow Ornament

Franconia Boat Tower-1957 Chris Craft Bow Ornament

Franconia Boat Tower - Detail - 1957 Chris Craft Bow Ornament

Pete Driessen © 2015. Work in Process Image.                                                     Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower-North View

Franconia Boat Tower-Overall View- From South Looking North                  

Pete Driessen © 2015.

Work in Process Image.                                                     

Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower - SouthEast View

Franconia Boat Tower-Overall View- From SouthEast Looking NorthWest

Pete Driessen © 2015. Work in Process Image.                                                     Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower-Detail/Boat Bows

Franconia Boat Tower-Detail View- Vertical Boat Bows

Pete Driessen © 2015. Work in Process Image.                                                     Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower-1957 Chris Craft Bow Ornament

Franconia Boat Tower - Detail - 1957 Chris Craft Bow Ornament

Pete Driessen © 2015. Work in Process Image.                                                     Size Varies (Base Appx. 8x9x28 feet).

Four Found Vintage Boats/Recycled Telephone Poles/Douglas Fir/Steel Hardware/Cement Footings.

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

The Franconia Boat Tower is a site-specific found wooden boat sculpture that reflects upon human interaction within an atypical nautical boat lift ecosystem, questioning ideas of natural decay, boat dematerialization, & organic shape shifting during seasonal change. Boats align NSEW & rain water flows through each forming multiple waterfalls.

Franconia Boat Tower-North View
Franconia Boat Tower - SouthEast View
Franconia Boat Tower-Detail/Boat Bows
Franconia Boat Tower-1957 Chris Craft Bow Ornament