Roger Wing

Sculpture & 3D

 

The making of Shot Through the Heart
with EKE: Kaman + Erland



Contact Information

e-mail: roger@rogerwing.com
www.rogerwing.com
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Please contact artist for purchases, commissions, etc.

Artist Bio

Roger Wing Sculpts wood, stone and ice. He competes, gives demonstrations, and exhibits Nationally and Internationally. His larger than life wood carvings and competition ice carvings, mostly of human figures, are seen at popular annual Philadelphia events such as Manayunk On Ice, the Trenton Avenue Arts Fair, and Shad Fest. Wing also carves stone repairs for the conservation of historic buildings and monuments. Past projects include the Pennsylvania State Capitol and the New York Public Library.

Education

2000
University of Montana, Missoula, MT
MFA

1998
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Studio for Advanced Studies

1990
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
BFA

Professional Experience

2006 – present
Owner, Roger Wing Sculpture

Conservator, MCC, (formerly Milner Carr Conservation, LLC), Philadelphia, PA

2002 – 2005
Construction, Myers Constructs Inc

1997 – 2000
Teaching Assistant, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Stone Conservation
New York Public Library, Barnard Pedimental Sculptures, New York, NY
Grant Spring Fountain, Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, PA
Barnard Monument, State Capitol, Harrisburg, PA
Spanish-American War Memorial, Harrisburg, PA
Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Wilmington, DE
Marian Coffins Gardens at Gibraltar, Wilmington, DE
Barbelin Memorial, Old Saint Joseph’s Church, Philadelphia, PA
Mount Pleasant Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Affiliations

Philadelphia Sculptors
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia
Advisory Board, Philadelphia Green, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Selected Exhibitions

2012
Jäälinna Spektaakkeli 2012/ICE CASTLE SPECTACLE 2012, Mäntän Klubi park, Mänttä and Olavinlinna Castle, Savonlinna, Finland
International Competition
Second Place with Martin DeZoete

2011, 2012
Manayunk On Ice, Manayunk, PA

1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2011
World Ice Art Championships, Fairbanks, AK

2006, 2008, 2011
Fire and Ice, Mount Holly, NJ

2008, 2009, 2010
International Poznań Ice Festival, Poznań, Poland

2009, 2010
Works in Wood, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA

1995 – present
Asian Festival, Columbus, OH

2008
Philadelphia Sculptors at West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Commissions

Ganesha, 2011, Eastern White Cedar, Annapolis, MD
D. Buddha, 2011, Cottonwood, Lumberton, NJ
Bound Torso, 2009, for the movie “The Best and the Brightest”, Phila, PA
Owl, 2006, Mulberry, 3 x 6’, the Bershires, MA
Le Mas, 2005, French limestone, West Chester, PA
Nausicaa, 2003, Sycamore, Los Gatos, CA
Nike, 2000, Spalted Maple, Alexandria, VA

Bibliography

2012
Nyt jäätä veistetään tosissaan,” Itä Savo, February 23, 2012

Viola, Jimmy “Manayunk to get cool as ice this weekend,” NewsWorks, February 9, 2012

2010
Murtha, Tara “Roger Wing: Less is Best: A Philly sculptor finds the best things when he chisels away everything else,” The Philadelphia Weekly, February 23, 2010

 

 

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