Wayne A. Salge

(1941 - present)

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Thoroughly modern and distinctly impressionistic, Wayne A. Salge's signature style is recognized by long lines, sharp angles, smooth planes and textured surfaces finished with intricate patinas

Wayne A. Salge was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He has enjoyed several different occupations, including serving in Vietnam, television art director, Army illustrator, freelance graphic designer and illustrator, and painter and sculptor in stone and bronze. His diverse experience has resulted in artwork marked not only by the discipline and finish of the graphic arts, but with the originality and creative spirit of a contemporary fine artist in the discovery of new forms.

Salge attended San Antonio College and La Villita School of Art, both in San Antonio, Texas. He has also participated in bronze foundry and stone sculpture workshops in Denver and Golden, Colorado. He is an elected member of the National Sculpture Society and an associate member of the National Sculptors Guild.

Salge exhibits his work nationwide in juried and invitational shows. Public outdoor installations include: Arkansas, California, Colorado and South Carolina. His extensive body of work ranges in height from 5 inches to 9 feet and is primarily cast in small limited editions of 6 or 12.