Tamara Kostianovsky's Nature Made Flesh is at Monroe Community Church for ArtPrize 10. The closer you get to the piece, the more you learn about how and why it was made.

Monroe Community Church has had notable ArtPrize entries in the past. The venue brings some interesting work again this year. Kostianovsky's Nature Made Flesh draws your eye the moment you enter the door.

What is it made of? That becomes clear as you draw closer.

Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM

Nature Made Flesh is made out of used clothing.

Kostianovsky made the sculpture from her father's used clothing after he died. She wanted "to create a type of memorial that would celebrate of his love for life and nature."

It's a strong piece for many reasons and worth seeing at ArtPrize 10.