“I think art shouldn’t be this elite, inaccessible thing,” Lewis said.
Local sculptor Duncan Lewis does welded metals he calls “industrial folk art” and more | Arts & Theatre
Q: How would you describe your art?
Answer: I am a sculptor who has worked in several different styles or genres over the years. I am working on a commission in welded metals. It is in a style I call “industrial folk art” because I’m using a lot of industrial scrap metal to fabricate a life-sized alligator for someone’s garden.
I studied figurative art for a long time and still do “realistic” bronze castings, primarily expressionistic animals and birds. I have also done large-scale outdoor abstract sculptures and fountains, wood and stone carving and ferrocement pieces. I guess you could say I’m all over the map.
I’m interested in community art as well, and I am involved in a couple of collaborative projects at present. A recent example of this type of work is in King. Adjacent to an