Exhibition Detail

Alex Krentzin: Volkswagen Beetle Wire Car Project

Volkswagen Beetle Wire Car Project

Alex Krentzin (BFA 1982, MILS 1987)

Since graduating from U of M, I have taken many art classes when not working at my library job. I have taken photography classes, video production classes, glassblowing classes and lately I have taken a class from CCS sculptor professor Chido Johnson, about making toy wire cars. Wire cars are very popular with kids in Africa. They make them from scrap wire found around their neighborhoods. My car has lights on it and was exhibited during this year's D'Lectricity Festival in Detroit near the DIA.

Website: Alex Krentzin

This work is featured as part of Future Former: An Exhibition of Alumni Work. This exhibition honors the creative work and careers of all Stamps School alumni, creates an aspirational connection between generations of U-M artists and designers and current Stamps students, and inspires reflection during the university's Bicentennial year.