by Leo Kuschel,
During June's 3rd Friday at Biddle Gallery
, Leo Kuschel
will unveiled his
latest print Wyandotte Depot from his
new series Downriver.Leo plans on creating 15 new prints for this series.The first in this series is of the Wyandotte Depot
.Each print comes with a certificate of authenticity and a brief history of the Wyandotte Depot
unveiled the print during a special ceremony at Biddle Gallery
on Friday, June 17th,.
currently has sketches of works in progress from this series available for viewing at Biddle Gallery
.Orders will be taken if anyone is interested in purchasing them before they are officially released.Leo Kuschel
has had over five years of formal education on the University level and has spent over 40 years working to improve his
has traveled extensively throughout the Great Lakes Region (United States and Canada) searching out the many art museums and galleries to further study the visual arts.During these travels, the exploration of the lighthouses and boats are recorded by him through his
photography, drawings and paintings.Leo
adolescent years in Detroit and Port Huron, Michigan always by the water; this along with the fact that three of his
uncles served in the United States Lighthouse Service ( Great Lakes
Region), has inspired him to devote his
creative energies to record the maritime history of the Great Lakes.
For a span of 10 years the Historical Society of Michigan
published an annual Great Lakes Lighthouse Calendar featuring pen and ink drawings by Leo
and short stories written by both Leo and his wife Sue Kuschel.
In October 1991, Leo
was commissioned by the German American Committee
- U. S. A.. to create a painting depicting the fellowship between the two countries.
Art has been collected by thousands of people on this continent and throughout the world.A Kuschel painting or print hangs in every continent of the world.