ARTIST: MATTHEW GROTE
LOCATION: CENTRAL PARKWAY MEDIAN
SPONSORED BY THE ELEANORA C.U. TRUST, FIFTH THIRD BANK TRUSTEE
Stumpies are wooden lanterns, lit from within by LEDs. Each will have a unique, hand-painted character on the lighted surface and some will feature motion activated voices. There will be at least 30 Stumpies, varying in size, located throughout BLINK. Most will be clustered together for impact and a few will be hidden along the event path as a fun surprise for visitors.
ABOUT MATTHEW GROTE
Matthew was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He received his degree in Industrial Design from DAAP at the University of Cincinnati. He has worked as a designer for Fisher Price, 3DLT, Whirlpool, and K-Swiss. He currently works as an Environmental Graphic Designer at Kolar Design. He has also been going by the art moniker, “OGRE” since 2010.