Sandra Anton

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Home Ec - 1964

Home Ec 1964

When I was in high school the girls had to take “Home Ec” and only the boys could take wood shop. I was a tomboy and hated girly things and wanted to take woodshop because my father had a workshop and I wanted to work with him. I failed Home Ec for both sewing and cooking. Today I love to sew and use both vintage and new machines. I also work with wood and other materials and plenty of tools to make my sculptures. Home Economics and Woodshop should be taught to both boys and girls and should not be gender specific.

Foot Fleet I 13x10x3

Foot Fleet I + II

I have sailed and owned many sailboats for over thirty years. These pieces are inspired by my love of the shapes and forms of sailing vessels. 

King Spoke 23x13x4
Footprint of the Past 13.5x10.5
Walking on Water

Walking on Water

I collect unusual objects for my art practice. I found these Ice Spear Fishing Lures a long time ago. They are handmade and the small ones have lead in the nose. They are probably from Minnesota and were used in the winter by people fishing in “Dark” Shacks on their many lakes. 

Foot Fleet II 12x9x4

Foot Fleet I + II

I have sailed and owned many sailboats for over thirty years. These pieces are inspired by my love of the shapes and forms of sailing vessels. 

Mermaids Treasure 7x12x8
Isaiah 126:3 8x4x9
Before the Mast

Before the Mast

I am drawn to spherical shapes as well as vintage sailboat gear. This piece is made from mast hoops which were used in the past to fasten the mainsail to the mast. The driftwood is an LBI beach find.

Journey

Journey

I find objects that fascinate me because they all seem to have stories of the people who used them before me. I like feeling connected to those people and keeping them present through my work. This particular work was a collaboration with both my brother and my nephew who worked with me on this piece. The occasional family involvement with my art has come as a wonderful enhancement to my creative journey. 

Ghost Ship 25x5x7
A Journey Home 9.5 x 8 x 11

sold / nfs

Hunters Moon 12x7.5
Just Keep Swimming 13x12x7
Unpave Paradise 26x16

Sandra Anton

 

Sandra Anton is a mixed media artist living in New Jersey. She works in the
following media: photography, printmaking, assemblage, collage, sculpture, drawing and painting. Her studios are in the Riker Hill Art Park in Livingston New Jersey and at her home in Loveladies, New Jersey. She is a member of the Print Center of New Jersey in Branchburg, New Jersey, the Book Arts Roundtable in South Orange New Jersey, the Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts in Loveladies, New Jersey and the LBI Arts Council in Surf City, New Jersey. She is the current President of the Riker Hill Art Park Association. The Simply Gallery in Cranford, New Jersey as well as Solace Studio + Gallery in Surf City, New Jersey represent her work. Sandra is an avid sailor and boat owner, and you can find maritime themes and imagery in much of her work.