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Michael Don Fess, sculptor


  • Born 1935 in Haynesville, Louisiana, the eldest of six children; two brothers and three sisters.
  • Grew up in Magnolia, Arkansas, graduated from Magnolia High School in 1953 and attended Southern State College's engineering school, now SAU; Southern Arkansas University.
  • Received his BS in Physics from Centenary College in Shreveport, La in 1958.
  • Married Martha Sue Wilson, his high school sweetheart and raised four children in Shreveport.
  • They presently have fourteen grandchildren.
  • Was a successful real estate developer for over thirty years, awarded CCIM in early 1970's.
  • Hobbies are tennis, flying, sking, music, barbershop singing, computer, and poker tournaments.
  • Current Chairman of the Red River Sculpture Society which he and six other sculptors formed in 1994.
  • Created the RRSS sculpture-lease plan for office buildings, hospitals, and public areas.
  • Pioneered the design of special bits for the air-chisel he uses for his sculpture.
  • Pioneered the use of construction material "EFS" for large out door sculpture he named "ArtStone"
  • Created the Golden Heritage Sculpture Program using "Hollow Stone" to honor our past.
  • Inducted into the Sculpture Hall of Fame in 1998
  • Organized the Visual Arts Hall of Fame in 1998.
  • Moved to Little Rock in the fall of 2001.
  • Arkansas League of Artists Director 2004-2005
  • Past Member Arkansas Sculptor's Guild

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Michael Don Fess

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