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Canadian-born artist Jeff de Boer has spent the past 25 years creating unique and highly crafted sculpture. Best know for his authentic museum-quality suits of armor for cats and mice, he has also developed several other themes, such as armor ties for executives, an abstract series called “Exoforms”, and space art, such as ray guns, rocket mice, and retro rocket lamps. In the past 15 years, Jeff has also brought high quality to large-scale public works, creating iconic sculptures such as a barbed wire bucking bronco, giant wind-up tin toys and sculptures incorporating LED technologies.
"I am a maker of things: things that are authentic, things that leave people with positive memories and the feeling that beauty and magic still have a place in our world. " - Jeff de Boer
Jeff de Boer is a Calgary-based multi-media artist with an international reputation for producing some of the world's most original and well-crafted works of art. With an emphasis on metal, he is best known for such bodies of work as suits of armour for cats and mice, armour ties and sword-handled briefcases, rocket lamps and pop culture ray guns, and exquisite high art, abstract works called exoforms.