Mark Swizee, Dept. of Spontaneous Combustion, will display at Compression in 2014.
Todd Cox was new to Compression in 2013. He displayed “Praying with Fire.” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eYOSULeuGE)
Skirblah’s beautiful Phoenix.
Eric “Propaniac” Smith
Eric has a thing for Propane =)
Lynn creates beautiful glowing fire sculptures as Blue Desert Flame, and generously displays at our events.
Justin spun fire for many years with Controlled Burn, and has additionally made some amazing art pieces the last few years, including an art car with flaming horns on the roof! The very first year we did Compression, Justin surprised the heck out of by arriving with this AMAZING piece of art in his truck. He basically says “Hey, I made this, and I thought it would be cool here so I brought it.” Here’s Justin, that first year, with Teresa, his creation:
Here is Justin’s awesome car:
Jeff Schomberg joined us in 2012 to bring the Celtic Forest trees to Compression, and followed up in 2013 with his fire daisies.
Pat Herz shares unassuming genius at Compression.
Thor and Fjorgyn. We hope Fjorgyn will be completed in time for Compression, but if not, we will happily celebrate her on the playa.
Stay tuned for more artists!