Artist Benjamin Victor completes Appleton Statue, Joins Boise State

September 15, 2014

His most recent work has been installed on the campus of Boise State University — a 9-foot bronze statue of Steve Appleton. The likeness of Appleton stands, hand reaching out, in the courtyard on the east side of the Micron Business and Economics Building.

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Benjamin Victors latest Nevada Statue

July 22, 2014

This beautiful and life size bronze sculpture depicts a Great Basin native woman holding a woven basket and carrying an infant in a cradleboard on her back. The statue is symbolic in that it represents the Indigenous population that greeted the immigrants as they passed through northern Nevada on their way to California or Oregon.

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“Amercian Hero” Harris immortalized

June 15, 2014

Though he died in 1981, Cecil Harris’ life-size bronze likeness will live on for generations to come as it sits just outside Spafford Hall on Northern’s campus. Just as the artist who made the statue — Northern artist-in-residence Benjamin Victor — wanted, Harris is looking over the campus he once frequented, then Northern State Teachers College, before graduating upon his return from combat.

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World War II Flying Ace Honored with Statue

June 14, 2014

More than 30 years after his death, a group of admirers will dedicate a statue of Harris at Northern State University – his alma mater – on Saturday.

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WWII Pilot Recognized with Statue

June 14, 2014

Saturday the pilot is being recognized at Northern State University’s campus for his accomplishments with a statue in his name by artist, Ben Victor.

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NSU Honors WWII Pilot And Alum With Statue

June 12, 2014

The Cresbard native and Northern State University Alumni’s accomplishments prompted his alma mater’s decision to honor him with an 8-foot bronze statue in his likeness.

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Cattlemen await the Prime Time Gala

May 14, 2014

Sculptor Benjamin Victor has donated a bronze of a cow/calf pair entitled “Mother’s Love” to the Gala auction.

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Columbia cattle producers fight hunger with event

April 20th, 2014

Local artist contributes statue for June fundraiser.

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Norman Borlaug: Journey to Statuary Hall

April 22, 2014

Alongside sculptor Benjamin Victor, Iowa Public Television follows an artistic journey from the corn fields of Iowa to the marble halls of Congress. All in a bronzed effort to honor the world’s most heralded agrarian researcher: Norman Borlaug.

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Norman Borlaug statue dedicated

April 1, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (2nd L) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) unveil a statue of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug at Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 25, 2014. American biologist Borlaug was a humanitarian and Nobel laureate.

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Borlaug Statue Dedication

March 25, 2014

Watch the dedication of the Norman Borlaug statue done by artist Benjamin Victor in the U.S. Capitol Statuary Hall.

 

State of Iowa Dr. Norman E. Borlaug Statue

March 25, 2014

Innovator. Farmer. Humanitarian. Iowan. Cementing the Father of the ‘Green Revolution’ into state, national, and global history at the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall.

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Benjamin Victor sculpts an agricultural hero, Norman Borlaug, for the National Statuary Hall

March 24, 2014

Benjamin Victor and his son Caleb, who is 12, walked briskly the other day from the White House to the U.S. Botanic Garden, on the Mall side of the Capitol.

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Norman Borlaug statue artist gives new life to pioneering Iowan

March 24, 2014

Sculptor Benjamin Victor talks about creating the statue that will represent Iowa in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall.

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Sculptor shaped in Bakersfield earns national acclaim

March 22, 2014

Herb Benham, Californian columnist is claiming Benjamin Victor as one of their own! Victor will have placed his second sculpture in the Capitol Statuary Hall on March 25, 2014.

Borlaug Artist Visits Oskaloosa

March 28th, 2013

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