"My practice explores a psychological phenomenon that took root during the Industrial Revolution: people viewing human technology and their own consciousness as separate from nature. It examines this problematic ideology, and urges the rediscovery of ‘oneness’ of everything through the unification of disparate mediums. Each piece is the result of combining organic, traditional and contemporary materials and techniques together, and borrow from the language of ancient idols and symbolism. They're inspired by the cultures of Greece, Rome, Byzantium and the Americas, and blends them with motifs from anime and science fiction."
Garret Kane is a mixed media artist based in Brooklyn NY developing the concept of Neo-Naturalism, defined as the enhancement of ‘base nature’ through human technology.
Shortly after graduation he began a career as an art director in advertising, working his way up to a Creative Director role. Over the course of that decade, he spent every spare second learning both traditional and 3D sculpting techniques until finally he left advertising to pursue sculpture full-time.
As an artist, Garret strives to capture the fragility and beauty of human nature. But it is his ethos that in today’s world drawing attention to a problem is not enough, the art itself should aim to fix it. That’s why 10% of all profits from the sale of work are donated to environmental charities.