As a kid growing up in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia I would often be entertained by rummaging through our basement. I loved using Dad’s tools and I would find old lumber, wheels and hardware and make things.
Some of my favorite things to build were scooters and go-karts. After I’d put them together, I would take them out to one of the many Roxborough hills to test drive.
My piece in this show is a step back to my childhood. I went rummaging around my studio and found paint paddles, toothpicks and buttons. Then I preceded to assemble my miniature go-kart.
As an artist, I am a painter who considers herself an Abstract Expressionist. Though the colors, circles and lines of my miniature go-kart are reminiscent of my paintings, I confess that Go-Kart is the only 3D piece that I have created in many years. To see more of my work go to www.fineartbylois.com.