Artist puts new spin on recycling: She creates sculptures from what was once 'lifeless' scrap metal
Sally Jurgensmier of Heartwell, Neb., welds sculptures out of scrap metal. Many of her projects are commissioned pieces.
Posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 12:00 am
HEARTWELL, Neb. — Most people wouldn't be happy to see junk on their back porch. But when Sally Jurgensmier sees a heap of metal, it puts a smile on her face.
Jurgensmier makes and sells metal sculptures — using what others would consider junk — from her workshop in Heartwell. It's hard to imagine one of her whimsical sculptures as a lifeless heap of cold metal.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 12:00 am.