A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chainlink fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art.

In this segment, Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA.

Special Thanks:
Bakers Square
Harris Machinery
Stephen Baker

Acquired Photos:
Thomas Dunning
Jennifer Jaimes

Minnesota Music in this Segment:
Big Quarters
Bill Banfield

This segment of MN Original was recognized with a 2014 Upper Midwest Regional® Emmy Award in the Interview/Discussion – Single Story category.