Gary Weston Gary Weston:
Gary Weston recycles other people's discards into thought-provoking art.
Most artists, when asked about the people who've inspired them, will mention painters or sculptors. Not Gary Weston.
The former math teacher cites such people as Nikola Tesla, the inventor who lived in Colorado Springs in 1899-1900, and Rod Serling, the creator of "The Twilight Zone." Mix in horror writer Stephen King, the Hatfield-McCoy feud, Alcatraz and the Philadelphia Experiment, and you've got Weston's sculpture collection, which he calls "Night Gallery," after another Serling series. Not surprisingly, the only artist he mentioned as an inspiration is Salvador Dali, the surrealist Spaniard.
"Along with the math background, I took a lot of science in high school and college," Weston said. "I grew up watching science fiction and horror movies. I was fascinated. Everybody else would be in bed and I'd be ... (more)
Do you have a question?
Visit our Brick and Mortar Gallery in Denver (Cherry Creek North), CO