AnthillArt.com - Ant Colony Castings

I make casts of ant colonies using molten aluminum to fill the tunnels and chambers of the nest. The result is an amazing sculpture showing the intricate detail of the nest architecture. The cast is then mounted for display on a wood base. Each display has a stainless steel plaque mounted on the base with information on the cast and a unique cast number. These make perfect displays for a home or as an educational piece for teachers and professors to display in a science classroom or laboratory.
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Anthill Art Aluminum Ant Colony Cast #010 is now on display at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry A fire ant colony cast that I made is on display at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago as part of a new exhibit called Numbers in Nature. The cast is one of the best that I've ever done, so be sure to check it out if you're ever in the Chicago area. Visit their website if you need directions or other information. You can see the cast as I had it mounted at the Anthill Art Twitter Page but the museum likely has it mounted in a different way.
Recently Posted Casts
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #032 - Front Picture.

Cast #032

Fire Ant Colony
16" deep - 18.2 lbs.
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #067 - Front Picture.

Cast #067

Fire Ant Colony
17" deep - 13.9 lbs.
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #061 - Front Picture.

Cast #061
(video)
Fire Ant Colony
12.5" deep - 14.8 lbs.
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #045 - Front Picture.

Cast #045

Fire Ant Colony
18.5" deep - 21.6 lbs.
Most Popular Casts
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #043 - Front Picture.

Cast #043
(video)
Fire Ant Colony
18" deep - 17.9 lbs.
Aluminum Carpenter Ant Colony Cast #031 - Front Picture.

Cast #031

Carpenter Ant Colony
16.5" deep - 2.3 lbs.
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #033 - Front Picture.

Cast #033

Fire Ant Colony
17" deep - 20.8 lbs.
Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Cast #009 - Front Picture.

Cast #009

Fire Ant Colony
13" deep - 16.6 lbs.