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Tom Risser
Waxhaw, NC

Contemporary Cannon, 2010
Stainless steel, wood
4' x 3' x 10' tall

Contemporary Cannon pays tribute to life in the sea by transforming an historic tool of war made to protect the fort into a form of art made to invite reflection on the past, present and future of life on this planet.

The artist received a BA in Math and Economics at Guilford College in Greensboro North Carolina. He is currently President of U.S. Bottlers Machinery Company in Charlotte, North Carolina.