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Fairwinds

Location

Reynoldsburg, Ohio, United States

Quick Blurb

Husband and wife artists. Ron is a retired boat captain who works in wood, ivory and metal. Nancy is a mixed media artist.

Interests

Hand-crafted model ships and boats. Hand carved wood miniatures.
collage, drawing, painting, assemblage, photography,mixed media,handcraft,

Get to Know

Ron and Nancy Torsen are a husband and wife team who have been working - both together and separately - in many Artistic media - for over 30 years.
Ron Torsen is an Alaskan Native. A Coast Guard licensed boat captain, his career spans some 50 years on the water, mostly in Alaska. In his semi-retirement, he is re-creating some of the boats he has always loved. Built from scratch, and to scale, these boats are individual works of art.
Ron also hand crafts various novelties and miniatures from wood and works in walrus ivory as well.


Nancy Torsen works in mixed media and creates a wide variety of handcrafted items. From pen and ink to altered pieces, her work is unpredictable.
She also does some of the finish work on Ron's art pieces.

Having worked to gether on numerous creative endeavors during their 30+ years together, in semi-retirement, they devote much of their time to art.