Allen "A.J." Unrien
A. J.’s artist creativity dates back to the 1970’s. Through the years he has developed his own unique technique in metal sculpting and southwest artwork design utilizing recycled automobile metal. He became creative in burning metal with a welding torch by trial and error shaping the metal into something of beauty and uniqueness. One such piece he incorporated elk antlers with the metal. Another of his superb artwork pieces is a Spanish Galleon which is in the front display window at the Arrowhead Gallery. He has always had an artistic talent and finally found his niche utilizing recycled automobile metal to create and perfect his unique style.