These recycled art sculptures, featuring occupations, are made in Africa using discarded spark plugs and scrap metal. Each sculpture is coated with clear paint to prevent rusting and to add sheen. A firm metal base makes each sculpture freestanding.
They measure between 6"-7"H.
The Ilboudo brothers lead a small team of metal artisans in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Originating from an artisan incubator known as Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou (VAO), the artists create a series of amusing portrayals of everyday life from spark plugs and recycled metal for both local sale and export. Their whimsical recycled art reflects the light-hearted nature of many Burkinabe people and appeals to collectors around the world.