Concrete Art

Concrete art involves concrete and other cement-based materials to fabricate or coat surfaces where color, texture and shapes are key elements of a design.

TJ Neil: Techniques in Concrete Sculpture

TJ Neil has been creating concrete sculptures for almost 40 years. He shares his techniques and history behind his work. TJ Neil’s work can be found all over the US. From football team mascots to sculptures in city parks, his concrete sculptures are colorful and unique. With previous experience as a concrete contractor, ironworker and plasterer, his artistic streak found ready expression using skills he had learned in the trades. In this podcast he shares some of his techniques on how he creates his fascinating stories in concrete.

20-foot Carved Concrete Fireplace Stands Out in Parade of Homes

When Troy Lemon the concrete sculptor met up with Troy Wolfiss the home builder, a fireplace of great proportions ensued. Wolfiss, owner of Artisan Craft Homes, busily designed his new home which would be part of the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids’ Spring Parade of Homes.