Play Machine Series

Just a thought series

Single-stemmed and free-standing, these are delightful introductory pieces for the collector starting to explore Prayer Machines. 

Wire Sculpture #489 by James Paterson, Ontario, Canada

Starting small…

the holzen series

Ranging from 20 – 32 inches in height, two and three-stemmed pieces in wood blocks.

Wire Sculpture by James Paterson, Ontario, Canada
Desiree Series

The Desiree…Elegant and still, they murmur in a breath of passion the dreams, the desire and the other we all long for. 

the ghislain series

“The delightful passions of the man with a dreamer’s heart.” Typically up to 33 inches in height with moving elements. 

Kensington Series

These pieces appear as light arabesques of ornamented composition. Various sizes and styles.

Wire Sculpture #479 by James Paterson, Ontario, Canada
the carnival of prayer series

I seek to become that child filled with wonder once again. Up to 46 inches in height with many moving elements.

bellevue Series

In these wall-mounted pieces, I’m looking back, seeing my child-remembered world, that magical place through the eyes of innocence and a simple sense of wonder.

Wire Sculpture #252 by James Paterson, Ontario, Canada
the weight of glory series

I made a wager with my imagination and this is what I won. Sizes vary. Free standing, fully mechanized. 

Prayer Machine 251. In My Dreams All The Places Are Bigger - Wire Sculpture by James Paterson, Ontario, Canada
wirings

An experiment in free-flowing lines and color, Wirings invite your eyes and imaginations to wander.

Wire Sculpture W015 by James Paterson, Ontario, Canada