assemblage |əˈsemblij|
noun

Assemblage is an artistic form or medium usually created on a defined substrate that consists of three-dimensional elements projecting out of or from the substrate. It is similar to collage, a two-dimensional medium. It is part of the visual arts, and it typically uses found objects, but is not limited to these materials.

My assemblages explore the possibilities of combining worlds, saving lives and changing intentions. Upcycling the old and giving new life.

The curving shape and sensual beauty of a brass horn still exists even after it falls from the stage. The well-worn guitar retains its grace long after the earthly life of the instrument. The instrument is resurrected with an infusion of love of an artist and the logic of nuts and bolts and gears and circuit boards.

Guns receive a transformation with a dressing of technology—both old and new. In essence, turning swords into plowshares—changing destruction into beauty.

There is no end of life for the broken and bruised. The resulting assemblages tell stories and represent unique new personalities, well-equipped to embrace a new future.


I started with the computer components but soon discovered that everyone was drawn to my Steampunk musical instruments and the way cool gun collection. 


Click on images to enlarge. Instruments do not play, firearms are disabled.

(can either hang on the wall

Selected, Round Rock Arts Dimensions Show

(hangs on the wall)

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Punk Tunes ©

Marc Eisenberg   © Copyright 2015

(hangs on the wall)

Tunes of Many Colors ©

Punkolin ©

or table top on a pedestal)

Available Through Echo Gallery

Asian Tunes ©

Selected, Round Rock Arts Born, Died, New Life Show 

Copper Big Bang ©

Not for Sale

I Shot My Eye Out! ®

or table top on a pedestal)

Available Through Echo Gallery

Married Together ©

Techie Tunes ©


Mexican Heirloom ©

​Not for Sale​

"Four Dead In Ohio" ©

"Calling all Bugles" ©

Fluted Punk ©

Fluted Tubes ©

Mexican Power Grid No. 1

Selected, Round Rock Arts Dimensions Show

Viogear ©

"Peoples Choice Award" Round Rock Arts [imagine] Show 2017 

Downhill Upgrade ©

Not for Sale

(hangs on the wall)

Trombone Simplified ©

(hangs on the wall)

Uku-Techie ©

When Will It Stop? ©

Guitar Punk ©

Electric-lin ©

Available Through Echo Gallery

Hard Rock Circuitry ©


Selected, Round Rock Arts Dimensions​ Show

Steampunk Jewelry

Stretch Neck Guitar ©

Fluted Colors ®

Looking at You Kid ©

Tunes of Brass ©

Selected, Round Rock Arts

"Love in Monochrome" Show

Selected, Round Rock Arts Transformation Show

Selected, Round Rock Arts

"Love in Monochrome" Show

(hangs on the wall)

Watching You ©

Member | Visual Arts Alliance

Selected, Round Rock Arts Transformation Show

Available Through Echo Gallery

Looney Tunes ®

Selected, Round Rock Arts [imagine] Show 2018

Steam Lamp ©

Not for Sale

Gallery Association

Echo Gallery - Johnson City


EXHIBITIONS (Group)
Arc of the Capital Benefit Showing - Child's Play

2018 Sculptfest

EXHIBITIONS (Juried)
Round Rock Arts - Love in Monochrome - Electric-lin, Uku-Techie
Round Rock Arts - Texas State University, [imagine] 2017 - Tunes of Many Colors - "Peoples Choice Award"

Round Rock Arts - Dimensions - Punk Tunes, Silver Cornet, Looking at You Kid

Round Rock Arts - Reuse-Recycle-Reduce - How I Came to Lose My Head, Gear Gun, Techie Tunes

Round Rock Arts - Texas State University, Photography & Sculpture Show - Punkolin, Remembering the Radium Girls - 3rd Place

Round Rock Arts - Born - Died - New Life show - Dark Tunes

​​Round Rock Arts - Transformation Show - Time for the Dulcimer - Mexican Tunes & 5 Strin... 4 String Banjo

Round Rock Arts - Texas State University, [imagine] 2018 - Tunes of Medusa - Electronic Surveillance - Fluted Mauser - Best of Show

JoMar Visions - 2018 Art Excellence Juried Competition - When Will It Stop? - 5th Place


SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Camp Street Partners – San Antonio - Downhill Upgrade

​Schmaltz's Sandwich Shoppe - Waco - Looking for a "G" String

Cielo Blanco - Blanco - Time for Discussion  -  Mexican Tunes & Pump Punk

Brown Bess Revolutionized ©

(can either hang on the wall or sit on provided stands)

Mauser Upgrade ©

​Not for Sale

(hangs on the wall)

Selected, Round Rock Arts Sculpture & Photography Show

Electric Surveillance ©


Selected, Round Rock Arts [imagine] Show 2018

Mexican Power Grid No. 2

(can either hang on the wall

or table top on a pedestal)

This One Won't Kill Students ©

5 Strin... 4 String Banjo ©

How I Came to Lose My Head ©

Photo Manipulation Prints

Mexican Power Grid No. 3

Tunes of Medusa ©

Time for Discussion ©

​3rd Place,

Round Rock Arts

Sculpture Show.

Silver Cornet ©

(hangs on the wall)

Available Through Echo Gallery

Time  for the  Dulcimer

(can either hang on the wall

Fluted Mauser ©

Selected, Round Rock Arts

Reuse-Recycle-Reduce Show 

Mexican Power Grid No. 4

Available Through Echo Gallery

Calling for a "G" String ©

ARTIST KIT

Selected, 2018 JoMar Visions Art Excellence Juried Competition

Member | Texas Society of Sculptors

Gear Gun ©

Pump Punk ©

Available Through Echo Gallery

Golden Cornet ©

(hangs on the wall)

Trombone Extraordinaire ©

(hangs on the wall)

Steampunk Hattery

Cornet #3 ©

Remembering the "Radium Girls" ©

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Dark Tunes ©

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Electric Short Comings ©

Selected, Round Rock Arts Reuse-Recycle-Reduce Show 

(hangs on the wall)

If you know me you know my distain for cords of any kind showing under desks, bookcases or anywhere. I go to great lengths to hide them, people have asked me to come to their office to hide their mass of computer cords. On the home shows they find a beautiful home overlooking the bay and say what a wonderful view it is... and there is the power pole massed with cables right in the way. While we were in Mexico I noticed there was a jumbled power pole on every block. I remembered the paintings of New York streets highlighting the hundreds of Yellow Cabs crowding the street scenes. So I had the idea to photograph the power poles with all the jumbled wires going in all directions and create art out of the one thing that annoys me the most... well that and squirrels. 


In Photoshop I created layered images, rendering the background buildings in a paint technique and faded the image back highlighting the poles and wires. Local vehicles were added as well as people. Just a fun project that took a very long time to produce.


Individual prints are available and can be grouped in 2's, 3's or all 4. Frames and matts are included for that Mexico color scheme.

Electric Tunes ©

Selected, Round Rock Arts Transformation Show

(hangs on the wall)

Available Through Echo Gallery

Selected, Round Rock Arts

Reuse-Recycle-Reduce Show 

Child's Play ©

Donated to Charity

Best of Show - Round Rock Arts 2018 [imagine] Show

Mexican Tunes ©