Terry Welker – kinetic art

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Terry Welker is both a successful architect and a successful sculptor specializing in kinetic art.  His work is shown in galleries from Mexico to New Mexico and in exhibitions around the Midwest.   About a year ago, Terry and his friend abstract artist Ron Rollins moved into a new studio in a formerly vacant storefront.

I have visited the studio three times in the last year, twice to watch Terry work and once to attend an art exhibition in Terry’s studio for two other artists. Continue reading

Kyle and Kelly Phelps – ceramic sculptures

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These identical twins are college professors by day and artists by night.  Kyle Phelps is an Associate Professor of Art and head of the Ceramics area at the University of Dayton.  Kelly Phelps is the head of Sculpture and the Fine Art Department Chair at Xavier.  The two live in Centerville and work together nightly in a small studio in one of their homes.

Their work has been exhibited in more than 100 juried, solo, invitational, regional, national and international exhibitions.  Continue reading