Rob Buchanan

Making Of Assemblage

Assemblage is an artistic form or medium usually created on a defined substrate that consists of three-dimensional elements projecting out from or mounted to the substrate. In Revelstoke, some of our most abundant objects for recycling into assemblage art are old retired skis and snowboards. They are manufactured for use in very harsh environments (snow, water, sunlight, temperature extremes) which make them very durable for long-term outdoor public art. But first they need to be reimagined…

Artist: Rob Buchanan

Rob Buchanan is an award-winning professional photographer, artist, designer & editorial cartoonist. His photographs have appeared in many places including National Geographic Adventure and Traveler Magazines, Bike, Powder, Snowboarder, Explore, the Knowledge Network and the Patagonia clothing catalogs. His paintings have been presented as gifts to British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, as well as Canada’s top General for the Department of Defence and British Columbia’s Minister of Transportation. Currently, he can be found plotting and scheming about contemporary art installations for Revelstoke’s Luna Art Festival.