The bronze chair and ottoman is a playful metaphor for my childhood experience of raking a pile of leaves and then sitting in them. Much of my work is figurative and serves a specific purpose. I think this piece to be whimsical and functional - it makes me smile.
Artist's Bio Nicholas Legeros has a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Minnesota. He was an Artist-in-Residence and instructor at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts for over twenty years. Eight years ago, he left teaching to pursue a full-time career as a sculptor. His recent large commissions include St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lifetouch Studios, Hudson Hospital and Roselawn Cemetery, all in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Legeros served for three years as President of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA). He has also served for the past two years as Coordinator of NEMAA’s Art-A-Whirl, the largest artist open studio tour in America.