2011 - Present: ..........................................................................................ARTIST STATEMENT

 



Ruined Landscapes

A series of hazmat clean-up crews added into vintage landscape paintings found in thrift stores, antique shops, and flea markets.
2016
Click here to see them all.

 



RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Check out the painting submissions Adornato submitted to the prestigious art competition that made national headlines in 2015
Click here to read all about it.

 

#MYPROTEST

A Canadian Contemporary Art Project.
Performace, Art, Video, Photos, Tweets, etc
Click here or thumbnail to view
2014 - 2015

 

 

Monsanto Farming

Reclaimed techno-bits, reclaimed wood.
36" x 24

 



hunting dissent

click the thumbnail to view the whole series of mounted protester heads using real antlers, and animal furs.

2011-2015

 

progress derailed

materials: 1940s Marx toy train,1913 Cunard Line frame, reclaimed wood, LED lights, antique radio parts.
40" x 30"
2011

 

 



"Has Anyone Seen This Guy's Dad?"

materials:1970s space toys, 1960s crucifix, reclaimed wood, LED lights, vintage found objects in antique frame.
32" x 29"
2011-2012

 

 

 

 


electric witch and terrorist detector

materials: vacuum tubes, 1930 wood speaker shell, vintage circuit boards, found objects, frequency noises.
12" x 11" x 8"
2011

deer dresser

materials: Deer antlers, fox fur, vintage Singer sewing machine drawers, reclaimed wood.
2013

 

 



iForgot (about those tunes)

materials: 1910 telephone playing over 500 songs from 1920-1940
10" x 12" x 6"
2011

Transistors fell from the sky in 1947

materials: Vintage pressure gauge, antique electric mechanism, WW2 era vacuum tube, old metal bits, on reclaimed wood.
2013




the only thing that matters, relatively speaking

materials: vintage space toys, antique electric wall plugs, vintage RCA logo, old screws and bits, Einstein formulas lasered into reclaimed wood.
2013


space oddity (series)

materials:1970s Buck Rogers figurine, phonograph tag, mounted on century-old reclaimed wood in antique frame.
8" x 10"
2012

 




future shock

materials: Buck Rogers toy, WW2 era vacuum tube, early 1900s pocket watch on century old wood.
2013

 

ReBirth of the Cool

materials: vintage siren horn, antique radio push-button mechanism, on century-old reclaimed wood, in antique frame.
24 x 18
2011

 

 

toxic energy

materials: mercury filled antique heater, vintage hazmat figurine, relaimed woods.
12" x 16"
2013

 

surveillance species

materials: shark jaw, 1910 kodak lens, video of my eye, on century-old reclaimed burl wood in antique frame
17" x 14"
2011