[Patch.com] - He died as the result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the medical examiner's report. Beneke was a mixed media sculpture artist and active volunteer at the Maple Grove Arts Center, according Maple Grove Arts Center Executive Director Lorrie Link.
[Patch.com] - Andres Engeldinger, 36, went on a shooting spree after being terminated from the company. Beneke was a mixed media sculpture artist and active volunteer at the Maple Grove Arts Center, according Maple Grove Arts Center Executive Director Lorrie Link.
[Minneapolis Star Tribune] - "He was a very kind and wonderful artist, very creative," said Lorrie Link, executive director of the center. "His sculptures were fabulous. His paintings were very whimsical, too. And his art just made us all laugh. It was very fun." She said Beneke
[Huffington Post] - He had a wife and young son. Lorrie Link, who heads the Maple Grove Arts Center, said Beneke's sculptures and paintings stood out, and that he also worked to promote artists in the northwestern Minneapolis suburb. "He was just a very cool guy," Link said.
[KARE] - MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- One of the victims of the deadly Bryn Mawr shooting leaves behind a legacy of laughter and love. "You could tell by his art that he liked to laugh, and he liked whimsy," said Lorrie Link, Executive Director of the Maple Grove Art
[Minnesota Public Radio] - "He was ready to show his art to the world," said Lorrie Link, the center's director. One of Beneke's sculptures — a rabbit made of recycled wood, a chainsaw motor and a Heineken beer bottle cap for a nose — is on display at the center. Link said the