It's Okay for Fine Art to be Fun! 
When Hogzilla Flies
One of Six Piglets - When Piglets Fly
Viking Boat
Woolly Rhino
The Rat Patrol by Dale Lewis
Chuckles by Dale Lewis
Junk Yard Chameleon
Wild and Wooly Imagination
Big Bird at Big Stone
Dale with Mother of Dragons
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Artist Dale Lewis
Stainless Steel Sculptures
Found Object Art
Recycled Farm Equipment
Salvaged Steel Sculptures
Chrome Harley Davidson Mufflers
Mosaic Sculptures
Scrap Metal Sculptures
Mild Steel Sculptures
Large, Fun & Entertaining!
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Award-winning artist, Dale Lewis is passionate about recycling and art. Over the past decade he has created more than 100 large-scale sculptures using scrap metal and found objects. 

Each year, Dale participates in Sculpture Walks in seven states throughout the Midwest. This year, Dale has two traveling exhibits on display in Iowa.

When asked about his passion, Dale says, "My hobby has become a full-time obsession. There's no turning back now - this is what I want to do when I grow up!"

Two Traveling Exhibits in Iowa

The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center  

Sioux City, IA

April 30th, 2022 - April 2023

Visit the Sioux City Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center where permanent exhibits bring to life the Lewis & Clark expedition as a military operation.

Fourteen dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures made from scrap materials by Minnesota artist Dale Lewis, await your arrival.

  • Dino

  • Dragonflies

  • Jitters

  • Little Susie

  • Mother of Dragons

  • Musk-Ox Mom

  • Scrappy Ed

  • Smiley

  • Spinosaurus

  • Stanley the Stegosaurus

  • Thing

  • T-Rex Evolved

  • Tri-Tops

  • Woolly Rhino

Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University
Ames, IA

April 15th - October 10, 2022
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Explore Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University in Ames. This beautiful 17-acre paradise features distinct gardens, an indoor conservatory and a 2,500 square foot Butterfly Wing with 800 exotic butterflies.

Encounter 14 fabulous and fun sculptures made from recycled materials by Minnesota artist, Dale Lewis.

  • Abe

  • Bicycle Tree

  • Bull Elk

  • Cactus Trio

  • Clear Cut

  • Ethel the Flying Pit

  • Flight School

  • Free Range Art

  • Mourning Tree

  • No-Iron Dragonfly

  • Old Tex

  • River Bottoms

  • Tarantula

  • When Piglets Fly


Looking for something different to do this summer?

Sculptures are located at:

  • Intersection of Hwy 42 and Lock Blvd.

  • Dale's home/workshop

       at 802 Reuter Drive

  • In Vermillion:

       Grain Elevator​

       Vermillion Pump & Market

       Deeter Auto Sales.

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Dale Lewis on "Locally Grown"

by Hastings Community TV