Artist Uses Driftwood to Create ‘Gnarly’ Sculptures That Seem to Have a Life of Their Own

Washington-based artist Jeffro Uitto has made a career of turning nature’s rubbish into art. Collecting pieces of driftwood he finds washed up along the shoreline, Uitto creates majestic composite sculptures of animals and other forms—some functional, some aesthetic—bringing new life to dead wood. The artist…