Ulric’s Bush Turkey

Ulric Steiner grew up in Switzerland, a multicultural tapestry of art, agriculture and industry. His majestic mountains were exchanged for equally awe-inspiring oceans, which eventually brought him to live in the raw beauty of Australia more than 30 years ago. He has had exhibitions at Soho Gallery Wooloomooloo, Wentworth Galleries Sydney, Manyung Galleries, Melbourne, Sydney’s Alliance Francaise as well as regularly exhibiting in the Arcadian Artists’ Open Studios in November and the Swiss-Oz Art Exhibition. His art is shown internationally in Switzerland, France, England, Japan and the USA.

The influence of his artisanal Swiss background and Asian art, particularly from Japan is apparent in his delicate, often whimsical contemporary and figurative sculptures. Pragmatic, imaginative and highly skilled, Ulric works mostly in Stainless Steel to create sculptures both public and domestic. He synthesises a variety of physical phenomena, including the exquisite natural environment surrounding his outer Sydney studio together with international architectural references.

Ulric Steiner, Sculptor

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Ulric Steiner, Sculptor

Ulric just loves the cheekiness of the marauding bush turkeys making themselves at home in any garden they choose! They became a subject as they boldly marched down his driveway almost into the studio. Ulric spent a lot of time working out how to burnish the stainless steel both with heat and various acids to obtain a particular colour effect before using slumped glass and paint for the turkeys’ majestic headdress.

Having only Ulric’s bush turkeys in your garden is the ideal for any avid gardener!

Ulric Steiner, Sculptor

MEET OUR SCULPTOR AND READ ABOUT HIS INSPIRATIONS AND MOTIVATIONS.

Ulric Steiner

Swiss – Australian sculptor blessed with links to many magnificent ancient cultures. Read more

 

MEET OUR METAL ARTISTS AND READ ABOUT THEIR INSPIRATIONS AND MOTIVATIONS.

Gavin Stewart

Gavin has a life-long connection with metal, working in various forms from industrial applications through to the creative arts. Read more

Wayne Wagstaff

A qualified Blacksmith by trade, Wayne forges each piece by hand and then and assembles it for that personal touch. Read more

Wired for Living – Lee Adams & Barry McLoughlan

Growing up and living in rural Victoria, Barry McLoughlan, from a farming background and Lee Adams, a garden and interior designer have been working together as Wired for Living for over 15 years. Read more

 

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