HOLLYWOOD ICON!

A Hollywood Icon

Flashback again to meeting this Hollywood Icon, Betty White!! We took this photo in 2014 at the Hero Dog Awards. I’ve loved meeting amazing and influential people throughout my career. Ms. White happens to be one of my favorite people of all time.   “It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself […]

JUAN DIEGO

Kneeling bronze sculpture

Juan Diego has reached his final patina. It has been a pleasure getting to work on the counterpart to Our Lady of Guadalupe. He is equally as remarkable in his stature.   If standing, would reach 7.5 feet tall—an impressive 1.25 over life size. Juan clutches a bouquet of roses. He presents these to a […]

How much does a sculpture cost?

Colorado Law Enforcement memorial By Austin Weishel

Being a sculpture artist for over ten years professionally, I can’t count the number of hours I’ve worked to hone my skill, to perfect my line work, and to bring my subject to life. This profession is truly always changing. With each new sculpture, I learn more, and continue to work towards my “mastery.” Arguably […]

THE GOLDEN YEARS

The Golden Years

Check out this article about the dedication of one of my favorite pieces, “The Golden Years” in Wyoming. I love knowing that my art brings joy and connection to communities around the US. Bronze statue donated to The Legacy thanks to Kate Weis Trust (cchwyo.org) My grandparents everlasting love for one another is the inspiring […]

FUNDRAISING FOR YOUR MEMORIAL

Colorado War Dog Memorial. Behind the scenes

A memorial sculpture is a timeless piece that demands respect, delivers praise, and touches lives for generations. Many times, organizations feel overwhelmed with the thought of fundraising for such an important memorial. Fundraising for your memorial doesn’t have to be intimidating. On the contrary, it can be an important and integral part of the conception […]

JACKSONVILLE MEMORIAL

memorial for fallen officer

It is an honor to sculpt a memorial. It is so humbling to help a community pay tribute to the legacy of first responders and their sacrifices.   I felt immense privilege to install a piece at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer Memorial. This memorial includes 62 names of lives given in the line of duty. […]