Ernst Fries MFA
Ernst Fries, Sculptor, sadly passed away in early 2020.
His drew inspiration from his natural and built surroundings and world events when creating his contemporary works in stainless steel, glass, granite and concrete.
During his long career he completed may public sculpture commissions and his work can be found in national and international collections.
His most recent public sculpture is the Yarra Ranges commission for Wandin North - Interaction. Created in stainless steel and dalle de verre glass it relates to the produce grown and the interactions between the local community and visitors.
Recent works include:
Some Pillars of Society
Finalist in the Yarra Valley Arts/Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards 2019
Pre Harvest Joy
stainless steel & glass
Finalist in the Yarra Valley Arts/Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards 2018