A self-taught multi-media artist for fifty years, Earl Senchuk has been a judge, juror, and exhibitor in juried art shows in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where he resides. Earl’s art mediums include various clays, welded metals, watercolor, wire, fiber, concrete, and living foliage. Earl was nominated “Outstanding Visual Artist” of Marquette County by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. In the same year, Earl won the”Project of the Year Award 2011″ in an international competition for Decorative Art in Concrete at the World of Concrete Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV for a yellow rose fountain. He curated five popular “Eclectricity” series art shows held at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Earl is the winner of the Community/Business Improvement Award by the Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee for his flowering “Supertunia Trees” formerly on display at the tourist information center in Marquette, MI and federal building in downtown Marquette. Known for his creative diversity, Earl’s experience extends into inventions. While president of Senco, Inc, Earl designed and manufactured a range of outdoor recreational products including a patented portable ice fishing shanty, hunting blinds, and home hobby greenhouses for sale through mass merchandisers as well as well-known nationally distributed catalog companies. Earl holds five patents with other patents currently pending.