Artist Among Us – Colleague’s ArtPrize Entry Displayed in Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

September 23, 2014 2:01 pm

nates work 2Nathan Kroeze, digital marketing specialist for Mercy Health, has entered a woodcarving submission with his father, Nick Kroeze, for ArtPrize 2014.

Displayed in the front lobby of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, this eight-foot diameter woodcarving is named, “The Pond,” and is listed as # 56728. The woodcarving comprises more than 2,000 individually carved pieces and stands ten feet tall.

“I have really enjoyed working on this project with my father,” said Kroeze, who is submitting his first ArtPrize entry. “My dad has submitted work in the past for ArtPrize, and doing this with him has just been wonderful. We are very proud of our work.”

upclose of nates workArtPrize starts at noon on Wednesday, September 23, and runs through October 12, 6 p.m. For more information about ArtPrize, visit


Lindsey Rodarmer

Nate's piece is beautiful-you have to see it in person-pictures just don't do it justice. Make sure you vote too! It is currently in the TOP 25 for public favorites of 3D art-go Nate!

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