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About Lance Thomas Industrial Artwork

 
My goal is to showcase the heart of each city I photograph with industrial materials, architectural imagery and creativity.

I walk the street with my camera and spend time in the alleys and the dark corners. Afterward, I choose and highlight the images that add character and depth to the city, building one-of-a-kind frames using mostly reclaimed or salvaged materials.

I started this process in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2012 and have since brought this philosophy to my home town of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. I plan to expand to other cities in the future as well as add to existing city collections.

Capturing buildings, breweries, doors, windows, signs and all the little things that make a city unique…

Little Milwaukee

Little Milwaukee Booth

We have a display set up at Naked Furniture Warehouse & Gifts in New Berlin. We are excited to be in a unique and collaborative environment! Currently, we have 21 pieces on display and available for purchase, along with many of our prints.

Naked Furniture Warehouse & Gifts
16300 W. Glendale Dr.
New Berlin, WI
(Located behind the New Berlin Ale House)

Close up of display

On occasion, the display and/or select artwork travels for an event. Please contact Lance if there’s a question of timing so you don’t miss us!

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Outside cutting some metal for a project. Trying to get some work done before the snow. It gets hard this time of year with it getting dark early, and the temperature, and the snow. I really need a state of the art- heated workshop! Maybe it’s off in my future ... See MoreSee Less

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Working on a lot of art today. I am working on mostly Commissioned pieces, but I took a break to make this frame. It is made of house address number holders. These are common across Milwaukee and Wisconsin. Now I just have to find the perfect image for this frame! ... See MoreSee Less

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I installed The first 12’ section of steel border at a customers house last night. Pictured here are 3 - 4’ sections of trusswork that I designed and welded for the project. It really was rewarding to get over there and get the first installation done, this project has been in the works for a long time. I will keep you updated on the project. When it’s done, all of the homeowners sports memorabilia will be displayed and hang from this border. It was a fun night, everything installed just the way I planned, and the homeowners were happy. ... See MoreSee Less

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Delivering some iconic Milwaukee imagery today. These are all printed on metal and ready to hang! These make a great gift for that person who loves our great city’s history. They are 5”x7” and sell for $35ea or 3 for $80. I can mount just about any of my imagery in this way, and I larger sizes. Just shoot me a message if you have any interest. ... See MoreSee Less

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I set up my presentation at The Goat Coffee House Marshfield Clinic on Saturday morning! Thank you to Ryan and Laura for allowing me to show 5 select pieces of art at there shop. Stop over there to check out these Eau Claire frames or to their Flagship location down on Water Street for a drink, or a bite to eat. No one does coffee better than The Goat! ... See MoreSee Less

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