Ratatouille

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"Ratatouille" is a 7.5' tall sculpture made of found objects and stainless steel by artist Dale Lewis. Two satellite dishes are used as ears, attached to a beer keg head. The body, arms and legs are made from a wide variety of stainless steel commercial kitchen items. "Ratatouille" has been on lease at Lucille's Restaurant in Prescott, WI.

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Meet the Creator

A passionate recycler, artist Dale Lewis sees art in scrap metal and recycled materials.

Dale Lewis has gained national and international attention as a respected artist. For years, his sculptures have been included in sculpture walks expanding a 7-state area including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, South Dakota, Missouri and Iowa, in addition to British Columbia, Canada.

Dale has won many awards including People's Choice, Best in Show, Committee's Choice and more. Four of his sculptures were featured at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Winter Festival of Lights Exhibit in 2018.

Seven of Dale's sculptures are permanent and favorite attractions at Big Stone Mini Golf and Sculpture Garden in Minnestrista, MN. These include Wooly Bully, Big Bird, Sasquatch, Harley the Rhino, Dunes the Camel, When Pigs Fly the Natural Way and When Pigs Fly - They Will Fly a Fighter Jet.

While Dale's Sculptures have long been purchased by retailers and private collectors, his sculptures have also been acquired as public art by a variety of cities including Mankato, MN (Godzilla), Salina, KS (Slim the Elephant and Patches the Hippo), River Falls, WI (Trout Slayer) and Eau Claire, WI (Trojan Horse).

Dales sculptures are available for sale and lease. In addition, he has three traveling exhbits: The Lewis & Art Exhibition, Scraposaurs and Scrap to Sea that are available to zoos, museums, arboretums, aquariums and sculpture gardens. Dale is also interested in providing themed public installations whenever and wherever possible.

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