2019 art sale and exhibition
The historic tradition of cast bronze provides a contemporary avenue for the execution of
Wayne Salge’s abstracted human and animal figures. In his world, “less is more” perfectly
describes his goal of emphasizing an attitude or mood for his subjects and allowing the viewer
to complete the interpretative story. Knowing when to stop is paramount in his process.
Wayne Salge was born and raised in San Antonio, TX where his early education included classes
in art history, painting and sculpture followed by workshops in bronze casting and stone
carving. His work history includes butcher, television art director and Army illustrator with residences in TX, MA, Viet Nam and Washington, DC. Relocating to CO in 1970, he worked as a graphic designer/illustrator for 28 years.
Since 1998 he works both as a sculptor and an acrylic painter in northeastern CO. His 100 plus
bronze works are cast in limited editions and range in size from 5 inches to 16 feet. They are
exhibited in juried and invitational shows and galleries nationwide with multiple public pieces
installed in AR, CA, CO, FL, OK and SC. Salge is an elected