FLOR500, Garden 258 Jesse Aaron, Sculptor (1887–1979) Jesse Aaron was a sculptor who created his first sculpture in one evening. He sculpted in cypress and cedar. His tools consisted of a chain saw, hammer, a two-inch chisel and a pocketknife. He cast eyes by pouring an epoxy resin into egg cartons. He also used found objects such as antlers, animal bones and teeth. His sculptures range in size from small masks to larger than life creatures.
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Jesse Aaron, Sculptor  

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Jesse Aaron, Sculptor

(1887–1979)

Jesse Aaron was a sculptor who created his first sculpture in one evening. He sculpted in cypress and cedar. His tools consisted of a chain saw, hammer, a two-inch chisel and a pocketknife. He cast eyes by pouring an epoxy resin into egg cartons. He also used found objects such as antlers, animal bones and teeth. His sculptures range in size from small masks to larger than life creatures.





 




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