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Artist Profile: Jacquelyn Kalin and Jessica Thome

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Artists Jacquelyn Kalin and Jessica Thome standing in front of their ArtPrize entry "tReE"

 

Entry: tReE

Artists: Jacquelyn Kalin and Jessica Thome

Hometown: Valparaiso, Indiana

What was your inspiration?

The artists said they were looking for a piece that interacted with both people and nature.

How long did it take to make your piece?

Many hours were put into it over the course of a couple months.

What challenges did you face?

There was a lot of wood cutting followed by putting it all together.

How are people reacting to your piece?

The people are taking their picture while sitting on the bench.

What will you do with the money if you win?

The artists said they would put the money towards their children’s college education.

Compiled by: Max De Leeuw – Collegiate Staff