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Bernie Carreño's work is primarily accomplished through fabricated or cast metals. He uses industrial materials to ensure reduction of the subject to pure form is fundamental to the work. Complex details are stripped away, reducing the subject to clean lines. He believes form is an effective tool to communicate complex ideas clearly and with strength.
Bernie Carreño received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. His pieces can be found in collections
Carreño has spent his sculpture career working primarily with steel, iron, bronze and aluminum. He has developed many processes and tools for both fabrication and casting. As head of the sculpture department at the IAC, he developed the IAC's iron, bronze, and aluminum casting facility.
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MFA Sculpture – University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
BFA Sculpture – University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Drawing and Illustration – Pratt Institute
Sculpture Department Head – Indianapolis Art Center
Founder and Managing Artist – IAC Biennial Iron Casting National Symposium
International Sculpture Center
Indianapolis Downtown Artists and Dealers Association
Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist's Project Grant 2006
Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist's Project Grant 2004
New York State Regents Scholarship
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