acme animal fun metal art

posted by the scholar on April 24th, 2008
filed under: art, metal

i think these funny tabletop sculptures and clocks from the canadian team of don gidley and sue parke are so much fun! i love the scratchy texture on all their handmade pieces and all the bright colors they use. you can really tell they enjoy making their delightfully whimsical collection.






find a wonderful assortment of don and sue’s work at uncommon goods, the human arts gallery, conversation pieces and maddi’s gallery.

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7 Responses to “acme animal fun metal art”

  1. Robyn Says:

    These tin sculptures are wonderful! I love discovering new artists and art blogs so I’m having a whale of a time here, as you can imagine.

  2. the scholar Says:

    hi robyn,

    so glad you are having fun surfing around and finding new things to admire. i love these pieces too — they make a lot of people smile.

    thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  3. Mimi Glavin Says:

    How can I get in touch with Don Gidley and Sue Parke? I’d like to purchase their work to sell in my garden shop/gallery!

  4. Trudy Gallagher Says:

    I’m trying but cannot find out how to get in touch with Acme Animal. I would also like to purchase for our store Bejewel Gallery in Fredericton, NB. We are a jewellery/accessories shop that has been expanding into wymsical folk art such as “Out on a Limb” and glass works by Jon Sawyer and Bronte.

  5. Stefanie Says:

    Sue and Don are selling (or handing down) Acme Animal to two women who have been working with them for years. Last I checked they were still at their 782 Pape Ave. Toronto, ON address- but their phone number wasn’t in service- perhaps they went to cells instead…???
    They usually attend the “One of Kind Show” in Toronto as well as the Handmade Show in Philly.

  6. Katherine Says:

    In case anyone is still looking for them, Sue and Don have relocated to London, Ontario. They still own the company along with partner Nancy Clarke.

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