It almost seems impossible that Annie Boyden Varnot's stunning sculptures are made out of straws. Colorfully abstract, they look more like living anemone from the depths of the ocean rather than a toxic, man-made product. Centered in her work is often a subject inspired by nature, such as global warming, landscape topograpy and disease, therefore she manages to bridge her handcrafted materials into the organic world.
Born in Barre, Massachusetts, Annie Boyden Varnot is currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Her work are "characterized by an unconventional use of pedestrian materials accumulating into sculptures and installations," as stated on her site. Yet there is definitely a depth and feeling that goes beyond this statement.
Annie Boyden Varnot's sculptures have been exhibited around the world.