‘Sand & Surf’ in the Channel Gardens at Rock Center

 

 

Creating the installation ‘Sand & Surf’ in the Channel Gardens

A new installation is going up in one of the most beautiful gardens in New York City – The Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center is getting a sand castle.

‘Sand & Surf’ by expert sand sculptor, Ted Siebert and team

The installation entitled ‘Sand & Surf’ is currently being created by expert sand sculptor, Ted Siebert and team. They are constructing a sixteen-foot sand castle, using over sixteen tons of sand.

Siebert is not new to large-scale sand sculptures and has an impressive background in this art area. ┬áHe is also the author of ‘The Art of Sandcastling’ and ‘The Sandcastle in a Box.’

Trained as an artist, he has also taught sculpture at Savannah College of Art and Design, and sometimes sculpts in wood, clay, and is a fine art oil painter.


Ted Siebert began sculpting at competitions on the beaches of the Pacific Northwest. He is the owner of The Sand Sculpture Company, creating installations worldwide.

‘Sand & Surf’

Below are a few more pictures we took during the creating phase, on August 3, 2018.

 

 

“Sand & Surf in the Channel Garden, images taken8-3-18

 

‘Sand & Surf’ will be on view to September 7, 2018 in the Channel Gardens, located between 49th and 50th Streets on Fifth Avenue.

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