Recycled materials artist Blake McFarland, professional baseball career with the Toronto Blue Jays as a pitcher
uses recycled rubber tires to create amazing life-like sculptures of tire animals.Each Sculpture uses strategically placed tires which are woven and secured, creating amazing muscle-like definition of the animals. Each recycled tire sculpture takes around one month to complete and has amazingly detailed features. Blake McFarland loves being able to be eco-friendly by using 100% recycled tires to make his distinctive tire sculpture art.
Blake Also uses 100% recycled natural wine corks to create mural pictures of amazingly detailed pictures or words. Blake uses between 200 to 4,000 wine corks in each of Picture. They have a very natural and sophisticated feel to them that look great in any setting.
Blake was born and raised in beautiful San Jose, CA and is proud to have his art showcased in a local settings. Blake excelled in athletics during high school. Blake received a scholarship to San Jose State University for baseball where he was named Rookie of the Year and First Team all WAC conference pitcher. Blake graduated from college in 2011 with a degree in Psychology, achieved many athletic accolades and was on the presidents honor roll. In June of 2011 Blake began his professional baseball career with the Toronto Blue Jays organization as a pitcher.