Amazing Material Design Art of Ben Roth
Sculpture artist Ben Roth of Jackson Hole, Wyoming has created an assortment of animal art using a variety of methods and materials. From wire sculpted animals, to plate layered animal designs, 2D animal art, and some that really defy description. Examine the intricacy of these animal sculptures in wire;
Occasionally, our featured artists have some video of either there work or their process. Roth has both on his site, like these two turn-around videos of wire sculpted sandhill crane and moray eel wire sculpture.
Wire is not the only metallurgy that Roth has used to create fascinating animal design. Roth developed his appreciation for constructing and designing restaurants, and currently teaches other young artists to pursue their artistic visions, while himself designing furniture, wall hangings, sculpting. Look at some respective examples of his work using animals as inspiration for his work.
The previously displayed animal pictures show Roth's strength in design. Additionally, here are a few strong examples of animal art in which Ben Roth demonstrates a strong use and understanding of materials. Roth has used plaster, bronze, wire, fiberglass, wood - the list goes on.
As promised in the title, and mentioned with the links to the sculpture videos. Look at this time lapse video of the process of building a spider sculpture by Ben Roth. Here is a still image of that giant animal sculpture!
Be sure to check out some of the other fantastic animal art and design of Ben Roth on his site. If you liked the sculpture art, check out Joe Pogan and Chris Williams' animal sculpture. What designs did you like the best!? Be sure to leave a comment below, like, pin or tweet this article for others to enjoy.
Images used with artist permission.
Originally published November 2012 and updated May 2015.