Steel Inverted Arch
|Kenneth Thompson - Blissfield, Michigan
Artist's StatementA substantial sculpture of steel and limestone, Steel Inverted Arch concentrates on the fundamental issues of form and how negative space defines it. It is a classic representation of public art.
|The major focus of Ken’s work for the last 25 years has been on large scale public sculpture with commissions such as Reclamation Archway for Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Detroit, the Peace Arch for the City of Toledo in honor of the veterans of the Vietnam War, the Korean War Memorial in Toledo, OH, the Centennial Arch in Sylvania, OH, and the Community Arch in Canton, MI. Other large commissions include works at Ferris State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Children’s Park in Toledo, Georgetown University in Washington, Corpus Christi University Parish in Toledo, the LCVA Millennium Project in Adrian, St. Patrick of Bryan, OH, Siena Heights University, the Dominican Motherhouse, the Michigan Memorial to the Irish Potato Famine, Florida Atlantic University, the University of Toledo, Jackson Community College and Bowling Green State University.
In addition to making large scale sculpture, Ken enjoys doing smaller scale work for gallery exhibitions. He has twenty-two one person shows, numerous group exhibitions, as well as, many awards to his credit.
Sales price - $9,800
Corten steel, limestone
7’x 6.5’ x 2’