Lego sculptures by Nathan Sawaya
Lego sculptures by Nathan Sawaya. Nathan Sawaya (born July 10, 1973), is a New York artist who builds custom three-dimensional models and large-scale mosaics from popular everyday items and standard Lego toy bricks. His unique, one-of-a-kind art creations are commissioned by companies, charities, individuals, museums and galleries. New York-based artist who creates works of art out of some of the most unlikely things. A full-time independent artist, Sawaya shows his art in galleries in New York, Miami and Maui. Sawaya was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. His unique sculptures and touring exhibition inspire creativity around the globe. Born in Colville, Washington and raised in Veneta, Oregon, Sawaya’s childhood dreams were always fun. He drew cartoons, wrote stories, perfected magic tricks and also played with LEGO. Sawaya attended NYU. After college he rediscovered LEGO but not as a toy, but rather as a medium.