VideoWinston Wingo explains how West African processes have influenced his work with sculptures.
Painter and Sculptor
Winston Wingo is a painter and sculptor who works in welded steel, marble and cast bronze. Here he is telling us about making bronze sculptures, a process he studied in Pietrasanta, Italy. He creates his bronze pieces using the ancient "lost-wax" technique of casting.
VideoWinston Wingo explains the process and the tools needed to chase or provide a finishing for a bronze sculpture.
VideoWinston Wingo demonstrates his process for polishing a sculpture to get the finished look he desires.
VideoWinston Wingo explains that he considers himself one of the Futurist sculptors. His influences include Henry Moore, Umberto Boccioni, and Arnaldo Pomodoro.
VideoWinston Wingo talks about two very classical styles of sculpture.
VideoWinston Wingo explains how he begins his sculpture with a series of drawings. He then selects a drawing that he wants to bring into a three dimensional artform.
VideoWingo’s art is varied. Here he shows his urban situation series, which differs from many of his more classical pieces.
VideoWinston Wingo shares how he produces a sculpture from clay. From the clay original, he produces a mold for the wax casting .