ROCHEPORT — Wayne Leal’s studio is marked by what he calls the same “crafted randomness” that characterizes his work. Bags of bark, piles of cracked clay and buckets of rusty nails litter the floor. Children’s artwork dapples the wall, displayed prominently next to Leal’s own conglomerations of doll parts and other oddities. It is hot and muggy, and the sound of buzzing insects permeates the air.
Metropolitan artist’s work finds a Midwestern home
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.