John Douglas Powers

2013

1st Place recipient

John Douglas Powers attended Vanderbilt University (B.A. art history) and The University of Georgia (M.F.A. sculpture, with distinction). He currently lives and works in Birmingham, Alabama where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. John is the recipient of a prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant as well as the 2008 Southeastern College Art Conference Individual Artist Fellowship. His sculptures, installations, animation and video works have been exhibited internationally.

  • Konza (detail)

    Konza (detail) 5x15x11' 2012

    Aluminum, brass, stainless steel, acrylic, electric motor

  • Ialu

    Ialu 57x78x108" 2011

    Wood, steel, plastic, motor

  • Konza (detail 2)

    Konza (detail 2) 5x15x11' 2012

    Aluminum, brass, stainless steel, acrylic, electric motor

  • Konza

    Konza 5x15x11' 2012

    Aluminum, brass, stainless steel, acrylic and electric motor

  • Faust

    Faust Dimensions variable 2010

    Wood, steel, paper, iron, motor, typewriter, two channel video

  • Grist

    Grist 60x42x18" 2010

    Oak, steel, limestone, file and electric motor

  • Grist (detail)

    Grist (detail) 60x42x18" 2010

    Oak, steel, limestone, file and electric motor

  • Lethe

    Lethe 8x8x8' 2010

    Wood, steel, aluminum, two-way mirror, lights and electric motor

  • Remember

    Remember 4x17x20' 2006

    Wood, steel, paper, cast iron, typewriters and electric motors

  • Remember

    Remember 4x17x20' 2006

    Wood, steel, paper, cast iron, typewriters and electric motors