Screw Art

One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?

With his latest portrait work, California-based artist Andrew Myers is taking a "screw you" approach.



Each of his 3-dimensional portraits requires 8,000 to 10,000 screws, which Myers drills into a design sketched onto a plywood panel before he paints. He writes that he considers his work to be a mix between traditional sculpture (as the screws vary in height) and painting.



See more of Myer's portraits on his website.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Claire Lawton
Contact: Claire Lawton