(1938 - 2011)
Rockne Krebs was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Virginia, Kansas, Missouri. Rockne Krebs is known for laser art, installations, public art.
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Rockne Krebs and his daughter Heather, 1977, by Ray Lustig - The Washington Star
Biography Rockne Krebs
The following information was provided by Heather Krebs, daughter of the artist.
b: Kansas City, MO, 1938
d: Washington, DC, 2011
1957 - 1961 BFA in sculpture; University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1962 - 1965 U.S. Navy Reserve, Lieutenant jg
AWARDS AND HONORS: 1968 - 1974
Washington Gallery of Modern Art, co-director of gallery artist workshop program; Artist Fellowship, 1969
Granted patent for laser beam reflective system; pioneered laser art in the 1960's. Granted patent in six countries for the first 3-D laser piece, first in the field. Created the first out door laser art, urban-scale laser art, and scanned laser art with a digital memory. 1969
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