Visitors entering Waupaca City Hall or the Waupaca Area Public Library these days come face to face with Pete Oberhauser’s engaging sculptures.
On exhibit through Saturday, Nov. 13, the large bronze figures by the book-drop and in the lobby are only a start. Ten more sculptures are in the library’s exhibit room.
The models were often his grandchildren, and one can see them swinging, playing soccer and climbing trees to discover bird nests.
Other sculptures address some of the world’s pressing issues, such as environmental and population concerns, and various human relationships.
Oberhauser served the Waupaca area as a veterinarian for more than 30 years and has more recently devoted his time to this artistic work.
He will talk about his motivations, techniques and vision at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in the library’s exhibit room.