BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER, NOVEMBER 2, 2017, 2:50PM, ALL OVER CREATION
Five Arty Things to Do: Nov. 3-5

“Brinkman’s creations, wrought from meticulously segmented iron rods and huge chunks of wood carved with (get this) an industrial welding torch, Brinkman’s elemental sculptures are like something out of the most beautiful parts of your scariest nightmares.”

LINK: https://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/arts/2017-11-02/five-arty-things-to-do-nov-3-5/

Metal Mantis makes the Chronicle’s “Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend”

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER, OCTOBER 5, 2017, 10:00AM, ALL OVER CREATION

And we’re starting off with Thursday again, yes. Because we say what a weekend is: You, me, all of us – defining time and sticking it to The Man.

1) You know, maybe the King of Elfland’s Daughter shouldn’t check out the stunning new show at Dimension Gallery tonight – because of that whole thing with the fae and cold iron, right? Not a good match? But everybody else, especially anybody who enjoys witnessing the sublime brilliance that can be wrought from heated and hammered and twisted and joined lengths of metal, should make their way to the reception for “Mimicry,” Colby Brinkman’s new show at Dimension this Thursday night. The talented blacksmith does with his material what only the cleverest plants do with chlorophyll, what evolution might do, over millennia, with the exoskeletal structures of the creatures that will eventually inherit this planet.

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