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Kings Mountain artist to show work

By Stacy Trevenon
Half Moon Bay Review
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2009

Werner Glinka to show new assemblages and wall sculptures

Werner Glinka, who does his contemporary sculpture assemblages and wall hangings in a Kings Mountain studio overlooking the Pacific Ocean, will present a survey of new work in a show he calls “Change of Context” at the 1870 Art Center at 1870 Ralston Ave. in Belmont.

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Change of Context

By Bonny Zanardi
San Mateo County Times
Friday, March 20, 2009

A survey of recent work by Werner Glinka is on display in "Change of Context" at the 1870 Art Center Gallery, 1870 Ralston Ave., Belmont, through May 3. A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday.

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Change of Context

By Debra Koppman
Artweek
February 2009

Werner Glinka’s newest assemblages, playing with the transformation of found, salvaged, scavenged and repurposed non-art materials into art, will be featured in Change of Context. Glinka’s work utilizes rusty metal bands, salvaged electrical insulators, decaying metal fences and other miscellaneous cast-offs in referencing the industrial landscape of the artist’s early childhood.

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Glinka's 'Urban Totems' harness chaos

By Bonny Zanardi
San Mateo County Times
Thursday, March 9, 2006

PENINSULA artist Werner Glinka brings together natural and man-made materials in his mixed media collages and assemblages. His newest work can be seen in "Urban Totems" opening March 16 at the 1870 Art Gallery in Belmont.

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Werner Glinka assemblages on view at ARTshare 25

By Bonny Zanardi
San Mateo County Times
Wednesday, February 24, 2005

WOODSIDE artist Werner Glinka is inspired by found objects, both natural and man-made, which he uses to create mixed media works. The current exhibit at ARTshare 25 presents 16 assemblages representing a survey of the last three years of his work.

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Geometry plus nature equals art

By Stacy Trevenon
Half Moon Bay Review
Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Patrons browsing through Moon News, 315 Main St. in Half Moon Bay, might be diverted from books by the unusual art on the walls.

These are unique mixed media assemblages by Kings Mountain artist Werner Glinka. His art is now on exhibit at the ARTshare Gallery 25 in San Mateo through March 30, and six pieces will decorate Moon News through March 1.

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'Visual Mantras' makes the ordinary extraordinary

By Stacy Trevenon
Half Moon Bay Review
Wednesday, March 5, 2003

Though his upcoming exhibit is titled "Visual Mantras," artist Werner Glinka, who lives on Kings Mountain near the elementary school, shies away from the concept of "meaning."

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Mountain of inspiration: Kings Mountain bestows both materials and the muse for mixed-media artist Werner Glinka

By Andrea Gemmet
The Almanac
Wednesday, August 15, 2001

When high-tech marketing consultant Werner Glinka, 49, moved to the sylvan community of Kings Mountain four years ago, he had a passion for the sleek, steel-and-glass modernism of the Bauhaus movement, an appreciation for the simple, functional grace of Japanese landscaping, and an aesthetic sensibility shaped by the stark, industrial city in North Germany where he grew up.

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