Oil Can Girl - Elayne Goodman
We all know the story of the Tin Man from Wizard of Oz, and this piece is the perfect personafication of his oil can! This charming Oil Can Girl is made from mixed media and provides the perfect touch of happiness to grease a frown and turn it upside down. Elyane Goodman truly has a gift for turning found objects into pure joy. This piece stands 8.75" tall and has a base that is 5.75" wide.
Elayne Goodman is a folk artist who is well known for bright colors applied with paint in beautiful and intricate designs on found materials. She also uses found objects and images to create collages, which draw upon popular culture. While on leave from her job as a nurse many years ago, she decided to take a ceramics course at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. Her 30-day leave of absence continues to today as she pursues art as a full-time career.