Tinkertoys


Tinkertoys:

An advanced architectural and engineering toy for children transformed into an art form.


The original patent drawings  – circa 1914 – for the original Tinkertoy

(Images courtesy of Toy Tales)


Childhood – I was introduced at a young age to the joy of Tinkertoys!


The construction of another Tinkertoy Cathedral I did back in the 1980’s which was used for a lithograph and a pencil drawing.


Sometimes its just fun to draw tinkertoys!


The Tower of Power – The Wilson Gallery – April 2016

I created this interactive tower with moving parts for an an art exhibition of mine held at the Wilson Gallery in 2016.

 

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The Tinkertoy Cathedral – South Shore Arts – June 2015

This Gothic cathedral was created as a temporary installation for a retrospective of my artwork held at the South Shore Arts Gallery in June of 2015. It took myself and my assistant over 7 hours to create! Below is a short video made to promote the show.

 


For more information about this iconic and AMAZING toy please visit the following:

Tinkertoy – Wikipedia

Tinkertoys | Toys with a History | Toy Tales