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FINE ARTISTS

Angela Lensch Gallery

Featured Fine Artists

DAVE RIEMER

– COPPER WIND SCULPTURES

Angela Lensch Gallery is honored to be featuring the impressive outdoor copper wind sculptures by renowned, regional artist, Dave Riemer. You may recognize his mesmerizing copper wind sculptures from Egg Harbor’s ‘Harbor View Park’ as well as many private collections and galleries around the Midwest.   The flowering gardens of Angela Lensch Gallery now feature over a dozen different styles and sizes of Dave’s amazing  kinetic sculptures. From polished copper to green patina and “Tornados” to “Starflares”

Using the slightest breeze these sculptures move with graceful sweeping arms, changing with the light as they cast complex geometric shadows over your garden. Guaranteed for years of maintenance free motion while remaining outdoors all year round. They will even continue to turn with a full load of snow on them!

Watching their motion has been described to be ‘as relaxing as watching a lazy river’.

Every sculpture is shaped and assembled by hand, using the highest quality bearings, copper, brass and stainless steel. Built to last for decades without maintenance, they will provide a graceful, peaceful motion to any garden.

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JULIE RUTHERFORD

– STAINED GLASS

Bask in the kaleidoscope of color exemplified by this incredible Stained Glass Artist, Julie Roux Rutherford. View her many gorgeous pieces presently residing in the gallery and be prepared to be astonished at this artist’s skill as we present her latest work.  Julie is a self-taught professional Stained Glass Artist & has been perfecting her talent for 25 years. Born and raised in Rice Lake, Wisconsin she thrives on Nature’s beauty discovered in her own backyard. This beauty is captured in her awe-inspiring pieces of poppies, lotus, butterflies and humming birds. Other examples of her work will bring out your contemplative side containing the pattern and detail of a devotional piece.

Julie believes..”the greatest reward and gift of art is meant to be shared and enjoyed by everyone around us as it spreads a sense of joy and contentment.” You can see and feel this exact sentiment when your eyes light upon one of her productions.

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DAN EGGERT

– MAGNETIC ALUMINUM PRINTS

Dividing his time between Door County, Wisconsin and the skiing and snowboarding wonderland of Lake Tahoe, California, freelance photographer Dan Eggert is in constant movement—always exploring, traveling, and striving to capture life’s unexpected moments.

Eggert is the former Photo Editor of the Peninsula Pulse newspaper and Door County Living magazine, and in addition to taking photographs, he’s also an avid snowboarder, skateboarder, mountain biker, and accomplished bass player who has been known to sit in with various Door County musicians and bands when the mood strikes. His favorite subjects are landscapes, musicians, and artists, which goes to show that life does indeed imitate art.

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CHERYL BISHOP

– THEOREM PAINTINGS

Local artist Cheryl Bishop creates timeless “Theorem Paintings” which include fruit, flowers and holiday themes. Theorem painting is an Early American decorative technique dating back to England as early as 1800. The style came into fashion between 1810-1840 when it became part of the curriculum of finishing schools for proper young ladies.  Although silk and watercolor paper was often used, cotton tea-stained cotton velveteen was the surface of choice. Oil pigments were applied by wrapping a small piece of cotton velveteen or wool around the artist’s finger.

Until recently the process of completing a Theorem Painting was time-consuming and tedious. The chosen design was traced, separated into stencil overlays and cut with an x-acto knife.  This is the process Cheryl was taught when she studied at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts, in Ludlow, Vermont.  Theorem painting has enjoyed several periods of revival due to the members of the Historical Society of Early American Decoration. You will find it much more popular in the Eastern and Southern United States.
 

One response to “FINE ARTISTS

  1. Kathy Uebel

    September 19, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    We love our 3 large and intricate David Riemer Wind Sculptures and they add such beauty and grace to our garden. All of our neighbors and friends that visit feel like they are in “a sanctuary” as it is so peaceful with the Koi pond and these beautiful copper wind sculptures.

     

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