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Edward Lentsch

Edward Lentsch Biography

American born April 14, 1959 California

Working in mixed media on canvas, Lentsch’s monumental sized works exhibit unique surfaces and refined textures while also reflecting a contemplative element of alchemy and spiritual introspection. The spiritual overtones of Lentsch’s painting are captured by his titles, where he uses mystical images and esoteric subjects to inspire the imagination of his viewer. His titles are compelling as he reaches for what he refers to as a “dialog that defines synectics…” (a concept first coined by Buckminster Fuller — 20th century visionary inventor.)
Wikipedia contributor William Gordon describes synectics as: a problem solving approach that stimulates thought processes of which the subject is generally unaware. He describes this method as, “Trusting things that are alien, and alienating things that are trusted.” In Lentsch’s work he often pairs paintings with titles that attempt to explain this idea of synectic reason by connecting a vast matrix of complex relationships between science and mysticism and the metaphysical and spiritual. “My work is about human potential and consciousness. My passion for painting is intertwined with a passion for science and learning; logic and mathematics, mysticism and mastery.”

EXHIBITIONS (partial list):
2019 LA Art Show
2018 Art Market Hamptons
2016-17 Palm Springs Fine Art Fair
2015-17 Dallas Art Fair
2015 Scope Miami
2015 SCAPE Corona Del Mar/Newport Beach, CA
2015 Dallas Fine Art Fair
2014 Abu Dhabi Int’l Fine Art Fair
2013 Costello Childs Scottsdale
2012-14 Art Aspen
2012 Art San Diego
2012 Palm Springs International Art Fair
2012 Art Hamptons
2011 Art San Diego
2011 San Francisco Fine Art Fair
2010 Art Hamptons
2005 Art Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago IL
2003 Art Chicago, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley,CA
2002 Palm Springs International Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA
2000 Palm Springs International Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA