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ArtPrize artist profile: Benjamin Gazsi (Top 10)

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Photo by Lauren Winther
Photo by Lauren Winther
Benjamin Gazsi and Earth Giant

Earth Giant

Natural materials(Grape Vines, tree limbs, leaves, grass, ect)

Venue: Grand Rapids Public Museum

Artist: Benjamin Gazsi

From: Morgantown, West Virginia

What was your inspiration?

“I made my first giant in West Virginia and I was very inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. This giant is a remake and was inspired by the first one.”

How long did it take to create your entry?

“It took me about a month.”

What was the most challenging part?

“The most challenging part was collecting the great vines that took a couple of weeks.”

How are people responding to your artwork?

“The Public seems to like it. It’s directed towards families.”

What would you do with the money if you win?

“I would try my hardest to save it until I finished school.”

By Lauren Winther

 

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