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ArtPrize artist profile: Andy Sacksteder (Top 10)

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Photo by Jacquelyn Zeman
Photo by Jacquelyn Zeman
Andy Sacksteder and his sculpture, Uplifting

UPlifting

Clay and bronze sculpting

Venue: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

Name: Andy Sacksteder

Age: 57

City: Port Clinton, Ohio

What was his inspiration?

The water and how pure it once was

How long did it take to create his entry?

Six months

What was the most challenging part?

The time frame that he had to sculpt and to send it to the kiln in order to have the piece done in time for ArtPrize

How are people responding to his artwork?

People are very favorable. He is just happy with the top 10 and to have made it this far.

What would he do with the money if he won?

Get a studio to do his work, as right now he is doing his sculpting out of his garage.

By Jacquelyn Zeman