December 6, 2016
The official name of the Tempe Public Safety memorial which was sculpted by artist, Benjamin Victor, is “Answering the Call”.
December 7, 2016
The monument’s artist, Benjamin Victor, said he used Ed Gaicki’s face as inspiration for the firefighter’s sculpture which stands next to the police officer and the canine.
February 21, 2016
Petzoldt rememberd by NOLS with Bronze statue
Ben Victor’s sculpture of the “legendary mountaineer” was installed and dedicated in February 2016 at the National Outdoor Leadership School headquarters in Lander, Wyoming.
August 4, 2014
Hoover trophy proponents want it to be awarded annually to a person whose flying skills not only are top notch, but who gives back to the community by mentoring, inspiring and encouraging young people to better their lives by learning to fly or embracing the STEM education.
March 4, 2016
“So many people love and admire Bob Hoover and the moment seems right for all of us to join together and celebrate this great occasion,” said Greg Herrick, president of the Aviation Foundation of America (AFA), the 501(C)3 organization responsible for the statue and its fundraising.
August 19th, 2015
A grassroots fundraising effort is bringing a bronze sculpture of the National Outdoor Leadership School’s founder Paul Petzoldt. About a year ago a group of former NOLS employees initiated the process to commission a larger-than-life sculpture to place at the school headquarters in Lander.
June 1, 2015
“Having this work carved in marble by NSU graduate (and) sculptor Benjamin Victor makes this work all the more meaningful,” Stevens said in the release. “The sculpture will build upon the legacy of the church’s belief that the arts are a powerful way to speak of the glory of God.”
May 6th, 2015
Take a closer look at some great photographs taken at the BSU Spring Celebration and Ben Victor Gallery Opening held on April 29th, 2015!
May 22, 2015
The former auto depot at Boise State University has a decidedly new look and feel these days as the Benjamin Victor Gallery, which also is a working art studio. It’s where Professor of Practice Victor creates bronze and clay sculpture, employs student assistants, develops hands-on learning opportunities that will deepen BSU’s already rich art department and runs a gallery filled with his and other artists’ work.
April 30, 2015
The 7,500-square-foot gallery is one of its kind in the country — an interactive space where students can learn from a living master and the general public is welcome to peruse towering nine-foot-tall bronze and marble sculptures and larger-than-life busts, as well as works in progress and at least 15 priceless clay originals from which bronze versions of Victor’s most famous sculptures are cast.
July 3, 2014
The Trooper Project has enlisted the services of acclaimed sculptor Benjamin Victor. The 35-year-old Victor is the only living sculptor to have two statues in the U.S. Capitol.
August 4, 2014
After much planning and research, Benjamin Victor, a sculptor, was located in South Dakota. At 35, Mr. Victor is the only living sculptor to have two statues in the United States Capitol. His impressive and detailed works are displayed with pride across the world. He is currently working on the preliminary design of a seven and a half foot bronze sculpture of a Kentucky State Trooper that will take into account every detail that makes our uniform the historic and iconic symbol that it is. When completed, the sculpture will set in the middle of the academy courtyard on a custom granite base.
July 3, 2014
‘The Trooper Project’ has enlisted the services of acclaimed sculptor, Benjamin Victor. His impressive and detailed works are displayed with pride across the U.S. and the world. The 35-year-old Victor is the only living sculptor to have two statues in the U.S. Capitol.
September 15, 2014
Victor, formerly Artist in Residence at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, was chosen from among a national pool of sculptors to complete the commissioned Appleton statue. He has since been named an Artist in Residence and Professor of the Practice at Boise State and has moved to Boise.
October 2, 2014
After such an impressive career, you wouldn’t expect Boise State’s new Artist in Residence and Professor of the Practice to look so young. Halfway through his thirties, artist Benjamin Victor is already in the same league as many artists he’s emulated since college.
September 15, 2014
Benjamin Victor who was formally Artist in Residence at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, was chosen from among a national pool of sculptors to complete the commissioned Appleton statue. He has since been named an artist in residence and Professor of the Practice at Boise State and has moved to Boise.