Gail Hyde is a self-taught metal artist who creates sculptures in a space cluttered with pieces and parts of rusted, discarded metal. Her interest in creating metal sculptures was awakened by attending numerous art shows and festivals over the years where metal art was displayed. It has been her long-time passion to create art through the medium of metal. She started welding by attending night classes at a nearby technical vocational school. Armed with this skill, she has a studio where the concept for METALSOME was created. It has been her long time passion to create art through the medium of metal.