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ArtPrize artist profile: Nick Jakubiak (Top 10)

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Photo by Jacquelyn Zeman
Nick Jakubiak and his entry Tired Pandas

Tired Pandas

Recycled bike tires

Venue: The B.O.B.

Artist: Nick Jakubiak

Age: 54

City: Battle Creek, Michigan

 

What was his inspiration?

Women and children like pandas. He was going for the awe factor that people liking nice soft things.

How long did it take to create?

3.5 months working everyday.

What was the most challenging part?

Moving it to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize.

How are people responding to his artwork?

They are absolutely loving it.

What if he won the money?

He does not think that far into the future, as he only thinks about spending money that he actually has.

By Jacquelyn Zeman