Tempe dedicates Public Safety Memorial honoring fallen heroes

December 6, 2016

The official name of the Tempe Public Safety memorial which was sculpted by artist, Benjamin Victor, is “Answering the Call”.

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Memorial dedicated to Tempe’s fallen heroes

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.

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Petzoldt remembered by NOLS

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.

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R. A. Bob Hoover Perpetual Trophy Slated for DC Museum

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.

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Bob Hoover Statue to be Unveiled at Museum Celebration

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.

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Idaho artist putting the final touches on NOLS sculpture at Eagle Bronze

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.

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Statue by former resident artist Ben Victor dedicated at Aberdeen church

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.”

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Boise State Spring Celebration and Ben Victor Gallery Opening!

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!

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Sculptor Benjamin Victor opens a gallery and studio at Boise State

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.

 

Benjamin Victor Gallery Brings World-Renowned Sculpture to Campus

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.

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Rim-to-rim Grand Canyon hike an effort to raise money for State Police memorial

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.

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KSP “Trooper Project” raising money for a bronze statue to honor fallen officers.

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.

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KSP hikes Grand Canyon to raise funds for Trooper Memorial

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.

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Artist Benjamin Victor Completes Appleton Statue, Joins Boise State

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.

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Benjamin Victor here for the long-haul.

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.

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Steve Appleton Statue stands tall on Boise State campus

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.

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