Art and Sculpture

Suggestions for Using Stainless Art and Sculpture

Most people think of art and sculpture as something to enjoy at a museum or as a landmark at public buildings. Here at Stainless Outfitters, Inc., our work with Mr. Ron Baird on a variety of projects has raised awareness for the use of stainless steel pieces so more people are considering them for other uses. We want to share some of our ideas and thoughts with you for using stainless art and sculpture in other ways.

  • Residential Indoor Décor- if you are in a community where most of the houses were built the same, you probably enjoy adding décor elements that put your personality into the mix to make yours unique. A custom piece of art and sculpture can be a focal point that sparks conversation with all people who visit your home.
  • Residential Outdoor Décor- Art and sculpture that dance in the wind and sunshine can create an aesthetic that sets your home apart from others. A permanent structure can add curb appeal and value to your home, not to mention making it easy to tell people which house is yours when you give them directions.
  • Branding for Your Business- Raising awareness for your company involves branding, and that can extend further than just your logo. Create a stunning piece of art and sculpture at your company headquarters that incorporates your logo and what you want to be known for.
  • Accent Pieces- You don’t have to have a large sculpture to incorporate an artistic touch at your home or business. We can create artistic accessories, accent pieces, and other creative work to add beauty to an otherwise ordinary item.

In recent years, Stainless Outfitters has been commissioned to create a number of art pieces most of which are kinetic (wind driven) for Mr Ron Baird, a very well known local artist and creator of the iconic Spirit Catcher on Barrie’s lakeshore. These projects have advanced our field of knowledge with regards to material usage, structural design, innovative fabricating methods and creative use of equipment especially with our Flow waterjet cutting machine. Each piece is first rendered as a maquette as a test of practicality before development, testing and fabrication of the actual piece is commenced.

The Queen Mantis (above) was built by Stainless Outfitters for Ron Baird. The sculpture is all stainless steel, stands approximately 18' high and the arms and head move gently when there is wind present.

The Queen Mantis (above) was built by Stainless Outfitters for Ron Baird. The sculpture is all stainless steel, stands approximately 18′ high and the arms and head move gently when there is wind present.

These types of projects serve to provide creativity and innovation across all of our product lines which allows us to offer our customers new and unique ideas.  


Art and Sculpture in Barrie, ON