Artist Statement

Solar Wind is a dual-axis wind-powered kinetic composition that represents an orbit-like relationship between the sun and Earth with gestures of chaos in delicate balance.


Artist Bio

Phil Proctor is a professional sculptor who has practiced in Atlanta since 2003.

He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture from East Carolina University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Southern Mississippi.

His permanently installed public artworks can be found across the Southeastern United States and Eastern Europe including several large-scale outdoor works in the metro Atlanta area. His outdoor sculpture exhibition record covers the Southeast and includes an exhibition at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Proctor has developed a professional reputation in the public art community through his involvement in the infrastructure of public art. Some examples include his role as a committee member for the development of a public art master plan for the city of Suwanee, Georgia, and his initiatives leading to the first annual temporary outdoor sculpture exhibition in the city of Decatur, Georgia.

Phil Proctor works in his studio in South Atlanta where he generates his sculpture and other specialty metal work. His company Nucleus Sculpture Studio LLC, designs, engineers, fabricates, and installs custom projects for designers, artists, private clients, and productions.