Sara Schindel
Assemblages
Sara Schindel Assemblages
Sara Schindel Assemblages assemblage
Needle Boxes
2019
assemblage
12.5" x 32"

Sewing machine needle boxes and found objects
Sara Schindel Assemblages Action figures, wood panel, acrylic paint, fabric
Momma Told You Not To Fight
Action figures, wood panel, acrylic paint, fabric

Assemblage of wrestler figures and scolding women
This piece was inspired by my acquaintance with the sister of Lex Luger, the famous wrestler, and hearing the story of his paralysis.

Sara Schindel Assemblages Mixed media
Invasive Species
2017
Mixed media
37" x 35" x 20"

Found frame, antique silver vase and ceramic objects, fabric, wood, antique crochet fabric, artificial fruit and flowers.
Sara Schindel Assemblages Picture frame, yupo,excelsior, styrofoam, wire, bamboo, polymer clay, paint
Moonlight over Lake Lanier
2016
Picture frame, yupo,excelsior, styrofoam, wire, bamboo, polymer clay, paint
40" x 51" x 9"

In the late 1950's Lake Lanier was created in N.E. Georgia by filling vast valleys and farmlands with water covering many small town. This assemblage depicts the structures underwater.
Sara Schindel Assemblages frame, dolls, toy bears, paper mache deer, artificial greenery, lights, acrylics
Ebola
2016
frame, dolls, toy bears, paper mache deer, artificial greenery, lights, acrylics
35" x 43" x 8"

This piece is about fear and uncertainty, helplessness, and caring entities.
Sara Schindel Assemblages Cable wire, glass, asphalt, aluminium
Oil Spill
2010
Cable wire, glass, asphalt, aluminium
6' x 11'
Sara Schindel Assemblages Wooden box, action figures, girl toy figures, sewing machine needles
Men and Girls
2000
Wooden box, action figures, girl toy figures, sewing machine needles
20" x 25"

Assemblage of male figures and female figures. This piece is about compassion, caring and vulnerability.
Sara Schindel Assemblages wooden frame, taxidermy fish, action figures, computer boards
Killing Fish
2013
wooden frame, taxidermy fish, action figures, computer boards
20" x 22"

I was learning to fish when I created this piece about man's war on fish.
Sara Schindel Assemblages Toys, paint, on board
Time for Fun
2009
Toys, paint, on board
58" (somewhat adjustable) by 42"

Color assemblage using toys to create waves of color.
Sara Schindel Assemblages Vintage toys, game pieces, computer boards, beads on wood panel
Board Game
2012
Vintage toys, game pieces, computer boards, beads on wood panel
33" x 40"

Undulating shapes and depth created by layers of wood panel with computer boards between

Sara Schindel Assemblages Plastic food, candy, polymer clay, acrylic paint in custom made wooden box
Food Pyramid
2015
Plastic food, candy, polymer clay, acrylic paint in custom made wooden box
37" x 37" x 37" x 43 1/2" x 3 3/4"

This piece is a commentary on what foods people actually eat as opposed to what the U.S. government's pyramid for dietary guidelines.
Sara Schindel Assemblages found painting and wood scraps, purchased wooden toy parts
How to Lay a Fire
2015
found painting and wood scraps, purchased wooden toy parts
21 1/2" x 28 1/2"

3D assemblage of wood scraps and toy parts on top of found broken painting
Sara Schindel Assemblages beeswax, paraffin, beads on board
Swirls
2015
beeswax, paraffin, beads on board
56" x 70" x 6"

Small beeswax leaves are attached to wooden panel to create feathery wings. The "jewel" circles and ovals accentuate the soft wings.
Sara Schindel Assemblages Plastic Lobsters, action figures, plastic alligators, beads, plastic toys
Lobsters
2012
Plastic Lobsters, action figures, plastic alligators, beads, plastic toys
32" x 48"

Colorful assemblage of large plastic lobsters and action figures. An expression of pure fun!
Sara Schindel Assemblages wood, copper
Spirit
2009
wood, copper
12" x 40" varies

Assemblage of crafted shapes to create layers of color and movement.
Sara Schindel Assemblages mirror, wire, porcelain dolls, beads, toys
Reflections of Childhood
2005
mirror, wire, porcelain dolls, beads, toys
12" x 26"

Duplicate dancer top and bottom create a type of reflection repeated in the mirror background.
Sara Schindel Assemblages mirror, wood, vintage bobby pins and card, plastic comb, plaster, copper, chrystals
Mirror with Lee's Animals
2009
mirror, wood, vintage bobby pins and card, plastic comb, plaster, copper, chrystals
14" x 25"

A mirror an assemblage of found wooden and copper animal shapes.
Sara Schindel Assemblages beads, framed photo, puzzle pieces, vintage toys, plastic guns and fish on board
Anatomy Puzzle
2006
beads, framed photo, puzzle pieces, vintage toys, plastic guns and fish on board
34" x 34"

Assemblage of anatomy puzzle pieces, beads, plastic guns and benign 3D fish picture. This piece was created in the wake of school shootings in Minnesota.
Sara Schindel Assemblages  a wooden box attached to the back of a wooden frame.  The ceramic figure of a king is vintage. I bought him on a trip to Mexico 30 years ago. I created the fire from wooden panels painted with oil paint. Inside are vintage toys, birch bark, old postcards, and artificial flowers. Also inside the frame is an old watercolor paint box from my childhood.
Fire King
2013
a wooden box attached to the back of a wooden frame. The ceramic figure of a king is vintage. I bought him on a trip to Mexico 30 years ago. I created the fire from wooden panels painted with oil paint. Inside are vintage toys, birch bark, old postcards, and artificial flowers. Also inside the frame is an old watercolor paint box from my childhood.
14" x 21"

Fire King is made from a wooden box attached to the back of a wooden frame. The ceramic figure of a king is vintage. I bought him on a trip to Mexico 30 years ago.
I created the fire from wooden panels painted with oil paint. Inside are vintage toys, birch bark, old postcards, and artificial flowers. Also inside the frame is an old watercolor paint box from my childhood. 2013
Sara Schindel Assemblages  wooden puzzle pieces, wood, masonite, metal saw blade, acrylic paint
Factory Farm
2015
wooden puzzle pieces, wood, masonite, metal saw blade, acrylic paint
16" long, 6" high, 4" deep

This sculpture is a commentary on factory farms with animals going into the "factory" in an assembly line order.
Sara Schindel Assemblages Game pieces, puff balls,pipe cleaners, acrylic paint
Numbers Game
2018
Game pieces, puff balls,pipe cleaners, acrylic paint
31 1/2" x 42"

Assemblage of pieces from a numbers game for children along with parts from an anatomy puzzle
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