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David Adey's Pumped Up Art

Pump, 2007-2010; Horse respirator, football, and drywall screws.
Pump, 2007-2010; Horse respirator, football, and drywall screws.
David Adey/Luis De Jesus Los Angeles

David Adey, of San Diego, made an ingenious piece called "Pump," using a pump, tubing, drywall screws, and a football. (CLICK THROUGH TO SEE THE OFFRAMP MOVIE)

"Pump" at the OCMA 2010 California Biennial from 89.3 KPCC on Vimeo.

From the OCMA bio:

David Adey was born 1972 in Morristown, New Jersey, and lives and works in San Diego. He is a graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art (MFA, Sculpture, 2002) and Point Loma Nazarene University (BA, Visual Art, 1994). Adey’s work has been seen at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla Athenaeum of Music and Arts Library, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Torrance Art Museum, Wignall Museum of Art/Chaffey College and Spacecraft Gallery. In addition, he has appeared in exhibitions at the Keller Fine Arts Gallery/Point Loma Nazarene University, Biola University, Quint Contemporary Art, as well as the Cannon Gallery Invitational and Cannon Biennial Exhibitions. David is currently Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Art and Design at Point Loma Nazarene University. He is a recipient of the 2010-2011 San Diego Art Prize in the Emerging Artist category and is represented by Luis De Jesus Los Angeles.