On Sunday I took a leisurely drive with friends through the rolling hills and farm fields of nearby Wisconsin. Our destination was the Niemi Sculpture Gallery and Garden in Kenosha. We drifted through the meandering pathways, awed and amazed and entertained by the sculpture planted throughout the garden.
Bruce began welding at the age of 12, with his father Frank, who was an ornamental iron artist and self-taught sculptor. His gallery work has been featured at the SOFA art show in Chicago, and his pieces can be found throughout the United States. Visit his website to see more work, including “External Flame”, installed at the Disabled American Veterans Memorial in Worth, IL, and “Remembered”, installed as a Memorial at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.
Come back to my blog tomorrow for some close-ups on more sculpture, and information about some of the other artists that are displayed here.