Les Braze

Artist Biography:

After concluding a professional creative career in the special events industry, I began looking for an opportunity to utilize the influences, ideas and inspiration that I stored away for someday. While cleaning the garage I dropped a full length mirror, alas seven years bad luck.  Musing over the random pattern of the shattered mirror I began to consider the possibilities, and so inspiration found expression.

Through experimentation with starts and some catastrophes, I developed my method and materials, and began to create pieces. After I had accumulated a number of pieces, my wife persuaded me that I should show my work publically. After much prompting I entered two pieces into a local show and happily, both were purchased. Katie Gingrass, an influential long term Milwaukee gallery owner judged the show and encouraged me to continue my work. In 2015 Mrs. Gingrass invited me to exhibit my works at her gallery and featured me in her Upcoming Artist review for 2015. I have exhibited and sold works in The Katie Gingrass gallery until her recent retirement. I have recently placed my works in the Gallery of Wisconsin Art in West Bend, WI, having the hono

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Les Braze
Bowl with Yellow Flowers by Les Braze
Bowl with Yellow Flowers
15.5 x 23.5 in.
$800.00
Centerpiece by Les Braze
Centerpiece
9.5 x 7.5 in.
$90.00
Dragonfly by Les Braze
Dragonfly
15 x 26 in.
$350.00
Four Ladies by Les Braze
Four Ladies
36 x 16 in.
Garden Dress by Les Braze
Garden Dress
39 x 20 in.
$850.00
Leaping by Les Braze
Leaping
28 x 16 in.
Mirrored Landscape by Les Braze
Mirrored Landscape
23.5 x 35.25 in.
$950.00
Orange Flowers by Les Braze
Orange Flowers
23 x 29 in.
Sanger House Blue Pot by Les Braze
Sanger House Blue Pot
24 x 24 in.
$750.00
Skyy by Les Braze
Skyy
23.5 x 23.5 in.
$900.00
Solo Banana by Les Braze
Solo Banana
5.75 x 11.5 in.
Thistles by Les Braze
Thistles
36 x 18 in.
$700.00
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