(1935 - 2015)
Eugene Caples was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas. Eugene Caples is known for abstract industrial design, furniture and public sculpture.
Biography Eugene Caples
Eugene Caples was a designer and craftsman who worked in Kansas City in the 1960s and later through the early 21st century. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute, earning his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Industrial Design in 1959.
In 1963 he was accepted to Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Michigan where he worked with Julius Schmidt, earning his Masters of Fine Art in Sculpture in 1965.
Gene worked primarily with cast, cut and welded bronze in Brutalist abstract designs, experimenting with iron and aluminum as well. His furniture designs from the 1960s were primarily forms of cabinetry on wire rod bases.
Early in the 21st century, he re-connected with the Kansas City Woodworkers Guild, founded in part by fell
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