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Lifecasting Artist Peny Wallace


If realism is what you are after, we suggest Peny Wallace, whose three dimensional portraits of the human form are so life-like that they simply stop viewers in their tracks. That’s because Peny uses human beings as molds for her plaster castings. But there’s true art in the way she creates her impressions.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: Mike Midlo
Videographer/Editor: Tom Shrider

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Lifecasting Artist Peny Wallace; March Fourth Marching Band; Ceramicist Lillian Pitt (605)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #605
Original Broadcast: October 21, 2004