Heavy Metal Magic

Sculptor Wroblewski converts wax, clay into 'moving' 3D bronze at Connect Gallery

Pete Wroblewski’s latest bronze sculpture exhibit opens at Connect Gallery, 3901 Leavenworth, May 5th with a reception May 15th 5-9 p.m.

Wroblewski’s long-time production of figurative work continues in this venue until May 30, with the added use of descriptive words (ex: languid and attitude) to enrich the resulting approach. 

Starting with sketches on paper, his ideas are then realized in either clay or wax. After being cast in bronze at Les Bruning’s foundry at Hot Shops Galleries, Wroblewski takes over to grind, polish and add the patina (color) to complete the extensive process on each piece.

Wroblewski spent seven years in Greece while in the Air Force and was able to frequent the Palace of Knossos and the Parthenon as well as the Minoan ruins innumerable times. What a great background for a future sculptor to have. Then being assigned to Offutt Air Base, he started working in studio art to earn his BFA at Bellevue College. He found his calling: sculpture.

Connect Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11am-6:00pm. For details about this exhibit and more, go to connectgallery.net.

Category: Art, Literary

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