Since 1990, artist Aganetha Dyck has been making beeswax sculptures in collaboration with honey bees. To make the sculptures she places everyday objects like shoes, figurines, and clothes hangers inside bee hives. Over time the bees coat the objects in wax and honeycomb, creating fascinating waxy sculptures. Dyck’s beeswax sculptures will be on display at the Ottawa School of Art’s ByWard Market Gallery, March 3 to April 13, 2014. Galleries West has more on Dyck’s mixed media art.
photos by Peter Dyck