Photograph of Artist KIM WINTJE
KIM WINTJE
Farmington, New Hampshire - United States



Original Artworks (4)

Kim Wintje; Bush Dog Ringleader, 2004, Original Sculpture Aluminum, 40 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241
Kim Wintje
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 2004
40 x 15 inches (101.6 x 38.1 cm)
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Kim Wintje; The Day We Saw The Edge O..., 2002, Original Sculpture Aluminum, 8 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 wall mounted sewn metal sculpture...
Kim Wintje
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 2002
8 x 22 inches (20.3 x 55.9 cm)
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Kim Wintje; Shrouds Of Jesus, 2001, Original Sculpture Aluminum, 12 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 My medium,
Kim Wintje
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 2001
12 x 30 inches (30.5 x 76.2 cm)
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Kim Wintje; Political Sculpture, 2001, Original Sculpture Aluminum,   inches. Artwork description: 241 group of political sculptures created from 1999- 2001...
Kim Wintje
Original Aluminum Sculpture, 2001
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Artist Statement

For the past 20 years, I have been making sculpture. Incorporating many fabric techniques, I use recycled metal, wire, and paint, to create sewn metal sculptures about pollution, habitat loss, complacency, human rights, extinction, and many other environmental and political issues. My work has been part of collaborative shows, and one person exhibitions. I want my work to get into peoples psyches and keep them thinking about the images for days, weeks.... I feel that whenever people think and ultimately talk about ideas the world changes. I maintain a cyber gallery http://personalpages.tds.net/~kimmarty/ of my sculpture thanks to a NH State Council on the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship received in 1998. I also take time every year to work as, artist in residence, in New Hampshire's schools. In 1993, an accepted collaborative proposal submitted to Inez McDermott, then director of New England College Gallery, Henniker, NH, resulted in a significant change in my direction as an artist and the materials I use. The proposal gave me an opportunity to collaborate with another artist, to explore new materials, and to exhibit the year's work at the gallery. The years exploration focused on the tradition of ritual art forms that had relevance to my work as a visual artist. I was drawn to these forms because of the different orientation that they have from most western art, and that they are often incorporated into rituals that are used to "reawaken," to remind us of an ...   Read More