Floyd Elzinga

RIVER VALLEY #18-364
RIVER VALLEY #18-364
FE263
steel
42 x 60 x 3 in.
$5,500 CAD


WESTERN WILD #18-362
WESTERN WILD #18-362
FE262
coated steel
20 x 40 x 4 in.
SOLD


ROOTED #18-360
ROOTED #18-360
FE261
steel
50 x 21.5 x 5 in.
$2,525 CAD


TALL FIR #18-292
TALL FIR #18-292
FE260
stainless steel
45 x 16 x 3 in.
$1,350 CAD


STANDING STRONG #18-365
STANDING STRONG #18-365
FE259
steel
53 x 14.5 x 3 in.
$2,750 CAD


WINDSWEPT #18-156
WINDSWEPT #18-156
FE257
stainless steel
30 x 40 x 5.5 in.
$2,750 CAD


GOLDEN LIGHT #18-354
GOLDEN LIGHT #18-354
FE256
stainless steel
9.5 x 24 x 2 in.
$435 CAD


NIAGARA #18-257
NIAGARA #18-257
FE255
coated steel
8 x 18 x 2 in.
SOLD


WHITE PINE #18-154
WHITE PINE #18-154
FE217
coated steel
25 x 30 x 4 in.
$1,600 CAD


FIRE CONE #18-003
FIRE CONE #18-003
FE187
weathering steel
56 x 32 x 32 in.
$11,500 CAD


BIRCH #15-077
BIRCH #15-077
FE182
coated steel
12 x 12 x 6 in.
$950 CAD


CANADIAN FLAG #4 COATED STEEL
CANADIAN FLAG #4 COATED STEEL
FE136
steel
12 x 12 x 2 in.
$300 CAD


SPRUCE CONE
SPRUCE CONE
FE111
weathering steel
50 x 27 x 27 in.
$5,400 CAD


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Floyd Elzinga

Rotten stumps, broken branches, invasive species, ravaged trees as well as polar opposites and dysfunctional objects; these are the things that excite Floyd Elzinga. He has made a career out of highlighting and glorifying these through three dimensional sculpture, relief work and environmental installations for over 15 years. Current themes in his work focus on broken landscapes, portraits of trees and the aggressive nature of seeds.

Floyd received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design in Halifax, NS. He was initially drawn to steel, due to its malleable, plastic and forgiving nature, and he continues to utilize its range of colours as well as the way light plays off the surface. He has been exploring traditional metal working techniques to create textures and depth the same way a painter would use a paintbrush.

Elzinga’s Pine Cone Colony installation was featured at The Campbell House Museum during Toronto’s 2010 Nuit Blanche. Public commissions of his work can be seen in the lobby of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto, as well as Rockcliffe Park Village Green, Ottawa, and the Canadian side of the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge.