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Alex Mentes

Alex Mentes

Alex Mentes was born 1959, in Calgary, Alberta. He graduated from The Alberta College of Art in 1985 with a major in Printmaking and a minor in Drawing. He moved to B. C. where he lived in Kitwanga for 11 years and fell in love with super-natural British Columbia’s beautiful scenery and landscape. For many years he has enjoyed living in Kelowna.

He has been a member of Sculptors Network Society for more than seven years.

I mostly like to work with conceptual ideas and symbolism. Some of my influences are
Emily Carr, Albert Durer, M. C. Escher. Nature has had a profound influence on my art work. I believe that all nature is created by design, therefore there has to be a Designer.

His interests are family, nature, art, photography, computer graphics, sculpture, carving, drawing and fishing.

"Look deep into Nature and you will understand everything better" Albert Einstein



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