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Trout Bike

Andrew Rockwood's avatar Andrew Rockwood
    2016 4th place

The Trout Bike is a 16 feet long by 5 feet high by 3 feet wide BROOK TROUT made of cardboard refrigerator boxes, paper mache' and old lawn chair parts, mounted on a bicycle. It is painted in the vivid colors and patterns of our native brook trout, using leftover house paint. It has a fully articulated body which "swims" convincingly. The rider crawls into the body of the trout, sits on the bicycle seat and grasps the handle bars, head protruding through a hole in the top of the fish, just forward of the dorsal fin. The trout bike can be pedaled and swerved to imitate a fish and delight people.

Entry Details
  • Art form: Time-Based
  • Depth: 16 feet
  • Medium: Cardboard and paper mache'
  • Width: 3 feet
  • Year created: 2013
  • Height: 5 feet