artist, sculptor, writer and designer Tom Brewitz
continues to generate a body of work in a carreer
that spans 25 years. He creates wind-generated
outdoor and hand generated indoor kinetic sculpture
with brushed stainless planes that move gracefully,
reflect environment and dazzle the eye. The playful
Calder-like hanging mobiles Brewitz produces are in
constant motion and very colorful.
work creates a sense of interaction and movement
between the sculptural elements and the viewer. A
soft touch sends the elements on an enchanting dance.
At rest, his work stands majestic, counter-poised and
sky or blue shirt are reflected by the stainless
medium as the motion reveals relationships between
juxtapose geometric elements. His lively mobiles
provide entertainment that is an ever changing drama
of color, shape and whimsy.
find shape and color contrasts have tensions and
harmony that can be brought together to excite the
visual senses", Brewitz says of his
sculpture. Motion in his work is often mistook for
being motorized or electrically produced. Stimulating
color schemes, geometric combinations set to motion
and the study of balance are the key to Brewitz'
began as an artist when, as a child he drew from
photos and life. As a young man traveling Europe,
South America, Africa and numerous islands his
interest in art and architecture lead him to
appreciate the work of the Italian, French, German
and Spanish masters. And, while studying Art History
at the University of Minnesota, he rediscover the
architects of the world and contemporary masters of
sculpture as Picasso, David Smith, Yaacov Agam,
George Rickey .
1970's Brewitz began working with metal and learned
to predict how balance and motion can be exploited
for maximum visual impact. He developed the balance
and brush finish that has given his work a broad
appeal during exhibits in the early 1980's. And, as
he developed his mastery of kinetic sculpture,
Brewitz also took a career in graphic design. His
commercial artist skills leads him to create logos
and printed materials including magazines,
advertising and promotional material. Today he still
enjoys working as a corporate image consultant for CornerMark.com putting
together a wide variety of service to businesses and
belongs to The River Valley Arts Council in
Stillwater, Minnesota and donates his time creating
promotions for this non-profit organization. His
dedication to youth events, charitable causes and his
family is a vital part of his belief in community
sculpture has been enjoyed by private collectors,
businesses and audiences for over two decades.
Brewitz Kinetic Sculpture has emerged in collections
in Australia, Europe, and Latin and North America.
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