Ride with Me by Jeff Remiker
About the Piece: The mountain culture, specifically biking, has had a progressive influence on Bend’s lifestyle and the people who live here. The artist who created “Ride With Me” was inspired by vivid childhood memories, artesian wood, metal-working techniques, and a love for riding bikes. He was also influenced by his passion for spending time in snowcapped mountains and soaking up the alpine glow all year long.
About the Artist: As a craftsmen turned artist, Jeff Remiker employs tool techniques and modern machinery to capture a rustic feel with clean design. His style emphasizes outdoor aesthetics illustrated daily in the mountains. This interactive piece invites viewers to contribute to it! Experimenting and combining wood and metal expresses the appropriation of objects and visions we encounter year round in the mountains.