Artist Bob Will finds pleasure in creating
Editor’s Note: This is the sixth of 12 Q&As with the Red Cliff artists participating in the seventh annual Red Cliff Studio Tour, which happens Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28-29, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The answers are intended to give tour-goers an inside look at the people and inspirations behind the art work.1. What is your medium and why did you choose it, or did the medium choose you?
Metal, paint and found objects. I’ve always found simple shapes and basic colors intriguing, and I enjoy both displaying them in their pure beauty and making them come together in a complex way.2. What puts you in the mood to be creative?The pleasure I find in creating.
3. If you could choose anyone, alive or dead, to have dinner with who would it be and why?Thoreau because he had the courage to eschew the material world and seek greater understanding in nature’s truths. 4. What is the best aspect of having a studio in Red Cliff?
The peace and quiet – and the absence of covenants against what I do.5. What is your credo or motto for life?Life is not a spectator sport.