I have a lifelong fascination with animals. To make the large scale sculptures I search scrap yards for industrial refuse ravaged by usage and demolition. Bent and twisted, such pieces contain energy and potential new life. Recently I have been making small watercolors inspired by random beauty.
Wendy Klemperer earned a bachelor’s in biochemistry at Harvard before moving to NYC to pursue art full time, earning a B.F.A. in sculpture at Pratt Institute in 1983. She has received many residency grants, including from the Skowhegan School, The MacDowell Colony, The Ucross Foundation, Sculpture Space in Utica, Denali National Park, and SIAS University in Xinzheng, China. Her nation wide exhibits include installations at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY, Bridgewater-Lustberg Gallery, NY, NY, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln MA, and Pratt Institute Sculpture Park in Brooklyn, NY. Comprehensive solo shows at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay in 2009, and Maine Audubon in Freeport in 2010 were organized by June LaCombe. In 2017 she had solo shows at Studio 10 Gallery in Brooklyn, and Long Island University in Brooklyn. She has permanent outdoor sculptures in public and private collections throughout the United States. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, and Nelson, NH.
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Arrived in Rome last night
2 years ago
A long trip with bad weather coming in, but today in Rome it is beautiful with a vibrant blue sky. I am so happy to be here and have some time to explore before the Art Fair. I plan to do some painting during my two weeks here. Looking forward very much to Artrooms Roma!
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