Greg Stirling - Kinetic Sulpture

Greg Stirling produces kinetic metal sculpture in San Jose California.   The sculptures embrace  turn-of-the-century technology and are inspired by his love of mechanics and  nature.   Mr. Stirling has for several decades, produced hundreds of abstract and impressionist paintings, however he has devoted his last two years to the world of kinetic sculpture.   The media and methods are very familiar - as Greg has, for the past 35 years successfully designed and built complex robotics and factory automation equipment.    "These creations represent mans futile attempt to imitate and control nature - while respecting its vulnerability and complexity"   These art pieces are available for acquisition or rental in Northern California and worldwide.    These pieces are currently on display by appointment at his home/studio/gallery...Contact Greg Stirling for more information: (408) 482-3932     gregstir@pacbell.net   www.GregStirlingArt.com 

 
 

Spiromania

This is the third in a series of kinetic sculptures inspired by circular motion.   Its surreal nature and mesmerizing spiral motion produces a calming and hypnotic effect.  This sculpture can run at slower speeds if desired.  17"H x 28"W x 19"D.  Materials are  aluminum, steel, and black walnut burlwood.  Completed March 2017.   

 

Jellyfish

This is the first in a series of kinetic sculptures built around circular motion. Its irregular motion resembles the movements of a sea creature and is so named Jellyfish. 41"H x 36"W x 18"D.  Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, and black walnut. Completed June 2016.

 

 
 

Wormhole

This is the second in a series of kinetic sculptures based on the circular movement.  Its irregular motion resembles the movements of a worm and is so named Wormhole.  43"H x 38"W x 19"D.  Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, and black walnut.  Completed November 2016.

 
 

 
 

Bird Of Prey

This piece is known as Bird Of Prey, it imitates the motion of the same.  It is also a metaphor for military might, fueled by necessity and overwhelmed buy its own complexity.   It took over 20 different setups to arrive at this configuration. These art pieces are available for acquisition (or rental in northern California).  Contact Greg Stirling for more information.  (408) 482-3932 www.GregStirlingArt.com  18"H x 42"W x 23"D. Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, nickel plated steel, brass, and walnut.  Completed April 2016

 
 

Viking Ship

This is the Viking Ship  - with fourteen oars and a realistic rowing motion.    This art piece is available for sale or rent.  Contact Greg Stirling for more information.   (408) 482-3932  www.Greg StirlingArt.com  33"L x 24"W x 16"H.  Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, brass and walnut. Completed March 2016.

 
 

Seagull

This piece is known as Seagull utilizes a mechanisim which imitates winged flight.  The wings are also scale replicas of actual seagulls.   These art pieces are available for acquisition (or rental in northern California).  Contact Greg Stirling for more information. (408) 482-3932   www.Greg StirlingArt.com   19"H x 41"W x 12"D. Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and walnut. Completed January 2016.

 
 

Cecropia Moth

Greg was fascinated by insects during his youth.  In the fall he would collect caterpillars, feed them maple leaves and in the spring  -out would come a newborn Cecropia Moth.  Stirling uses turn-of-the-century technology and is inspired by his love of nature. This piece is a scale replica of the Cecropia Moth. These art pieces are available for acquisition or rental in northern California. Contact Greg Stirling for more information. (408) 482-3932 www.GregStirlingArt.com 18"H x 32"W x 12"D. Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, and brass. Completed November 2015.

 
 

Gypsy Moth

This is the third in a series of kinetic sculptures created by Greg Stirling.   He uses turn-of-the-century technology and is inspired by his love of nature.   This piece is a scale replica of the Gypsy Moth.   This is part of a series of eight pieces each honoring another masterpiece of nature.   These art pieces are available for acquisition (or rental in northern California).  Contact Greg Stirling for more information. (408) 482-3932   www.GregStirlingArt.com   18"H x 32"W x 12"D. Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and walnut. Completed November 2015.

 
 

Dragonfly

This is the second in a series of kinetic sculptures created by Greg Stirling.   He uses turn-of-the-century technology and is inspired by his love of nature.   This piece is a scale replica of the Dragonfly.   This is part of a series of eight pieces each honoring another masterpiece of nature.   These art pieces are available for acquisition (or rental in northern California).  Contact Greg Stirling for more information. (408) 482-3932   www.GregStirlingArt.com   18"H x 32"W x 12"D. Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and walnut. Completed November 2015.

 
 

Tiger Moth

This is the first in a series of kinetic sculptures created by Greg Stirling.   He uses turn-of-the-century technology and is inspired by his love of nature.   This piece is a scale replica of the Tiger Moth.   This is part of a series of eight pieces each honoring another masterpiece of nature.   These art pieces are available for acquisition (or rental in northern California).  Contact Greg Stirling for more information. (408) 482-3932   www.GregStirlingArt.com   18"H x 32"W x 12"D. Materials are stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and walnut. Completed November 2015.

 
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