Shelly Durica-Laiche

I think all objects should be well designed, beautiful and built to last. I keep this in mind no matter what steel object I’m welding in the studio, functional or decorative.
My design style incorporates clean lines, with bold and graphic shapes. It’s a contemporary look. I focus on the elegance of form, saying the most with the least material.
I use as much salvaged material as possible from scrap yards around the state. When inspired by these unique shapes the results are one of a kind objects.
The garden is an extension of the home, a place to connect with nature. My larger sculptural work integrates into one’s cultivated outdoor space. I also build architectural details, garden accents, art to hang from branches or rise from planted beds.
When I create a trellis I want it to please the eye as well as be useful. They can be used as a visual screen by growing vines or vegetables, then become a stand-alone sculpture in the winter.

Knowing
steel
6.5′ x 2″ x 2″

Whirling Orb
steel
52″ x 40″ x 40″

Flock
steel
7′ x 24″ x 20″

Metal   Sculpture    Mixed Media 3D
Community: 2
Studio Number: 12
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Address: 5040 SE Milwaukie Ave Portland, OR, 97202, USA

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