We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Canadian sculptor Walter Redinger.
There will be a memorial service on Saturday, July 19 at the West Lorne Chapel of Denning Funeral Directors, 202 Main Street, West Lorne. Visitation from 12-2pm. Service at 2pm.
One of six children of a tobacco farmer, Walter Redinger spent all but a few years of his life within miles of where he was born in 1940 in Wallacetown, in South Western Ontario. Walter spent a good deal of time exploring the rocky shores of Lake Erie, helping out on the tobacco farm and drawing with his friend and sculptor, Ed Zelenak.
At 17, he spent a year studying commercial art at Beal Technical College in London, Ontario. With no formal training in sculpture under his belt, he began to make sculpture...