William Dennisuk, 2008–11. Rebar and Plexiglas, 7 x 3 x 3 ft.

William Dennisuk


White River State Park, The Herron School of Art and Design

William Dennisuk’s vessels designed for outdoor display and his works meant for indoor exhibition were recently seen in tandem for the first time. Three of his stately, mesh-like vessels graced White River State Park, “floating” on water in apparent defiance of gravity; while just steps away, inside the Herron School of Art, forms in the “Hidden Variables” series were positioned behind translucent Plexiglas, apparently dissolving into a painterly haze. The two sets of containers represent dual incarnations of Dennisuk’s focal preoccupation—the fluctuating and sometimes precarious interaction of human consciousness with the outside world...see the entire review in the print version of May’s Sculpture magazine.