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Jesse Smigel
Jesse Smigel

AIR DATE: August 24, 2010

With pieces titled "Grub Baby" and "Furby Totem-Pole" artist Jesse Smigel's says his giant Styrofoam sculptures are meant to appeal to the child inside of everyone. So what is it about Ren and Stimpy, kittens and B-Movies that inspire this local artist to create giant cicadas and half-human half-insect like sculptures?

We talk with local sculptor Jesse Smigel about his work and how he teaches people to create their own Styrofoam masterpieces.

Jesse Smigel, local sculptor

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