CHIP AND SPARKY: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Modern scarecrow prepared using 100% repurposed materials. “Chip” has a computer monitor head, mouse hands and keyboard feet.  Chip is pulling away from "Sparky" (animated electric outlet).  Sparky is trying to warn Chip of the dangers of pulling the plug.

Chip and Sparky
Chip and Sparky

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Chip and Sparky
Chip and Sparky

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Sparky detail
Sparky detail

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Chip and Sparky
Chip and Sparky

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Client: Minnesota Landscape 

Arboretum 

Type: Public art commission for the Scarecrows on Parade outdoor art exhibit

Services: Design and fabrication 

 

Location: Chaska, Minnesota 

Materials: Repurposed and recycled computer parts, electrical parts, clothes, wood and steel

 

Size: 6' tall x 2' wide x 5' deep