Brother Mel Meyer 1928-2013 This mesmerizing sculptural piece is made of steel and stained concrete. Signed and dated 1978. The incredible piece was designed by Brother Mel for a vinyl enthusiast. It will hold multiple components and several vinyls. Brother Melvin Meyer, S.M. started teaching art at Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas, in the 1950s and for a time at Chaminade Prep and McBride High. He finished at McBride in ‘57 and then went to Europe for a year, to study art, covering 14,000 miles in nine countries on a motor scooter. As a talented young artist, he was selected to work with “Yoki” Aebischer in Fribourg, Switzerland and Jacques le Chaveillier in Paris, France during 1958. In 1960, he earned his Masters degree at the University of Notre Dame, studying under internationally renowned artists Ivan Mestrovic and Jean Charlot. Brother Mel’s work not only reflects numerous travels, but also an ever-expanding ability to create art in a variety of media. Since 1968 he’s been operating from the Vianney High School campus in Kirkwood, MO after converting an old farmhouse on the property into his studio and showroom. It’s now surrounded by a spectacle of 180 of his sculptures, and listed as one of the area’s hidden secrets on the Travelocity The Ellen Clark sculptural park in St. Louis is devoted to his work. It was named #8 in the top 25 parks in the world.
Brother Mel Meyer (Artist)
Date of Manufacture
Late 20th Century
Of the Period
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9 ft. 1 in.Hx5 ft. 9 in.Wx22 in.D
277 cmHx175 cmWx56 cmD
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Sculptural Entertainment Center by Brother Mel Meyer