Bell's Brewery to Unveil Artwork Made From Elm

By: AP
By: AP

COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Bell's Brewery Inc. in southwestern Michigan is unveiling a 1,400-pound artwork made from an elm tree from founder Larry Bell's yard. reports the creation, named "From Seed to the Senses," is being shown off Thursday evening at the brewery Comstock Township, near Kalamazoo.

The artwork is 11.5-feet tall by 4 feet wide, and started as part of an 80-year-old tree. It was created by artist Salem Barker of Rockford.

During his work on the project, Barker has been participating in a documentary that focuses on him and his creative process.

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