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Jim Benedict

Jim Benedict is an Iowa artist who received his B.F.A in studio art from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Recent highlights in Jim's career include being selected by juror Peter Schjeldahl, the art critic for the "New Yorker" magazine, for the 2005 Navy Pier Walk in Chicago, Illinois with his sculpture "Forks, Cheese, Hangers" and receiving a Critic's Choice Award for his sculpture "Hammer Tribute" at the 2003 "Sculpture on Second" exhibition in downtown Davenport. Jim also has public sculpture commissions and sales in Davenport, Cedar Falls, and Waterloo, Iowa.


"Forks, Cheese, Hangers"
Hot-dipped galvanized steel
9' x 20' x 6' (group)

Forks in progress

"Hammer Tribute"
Galvanized steel
12' x 5'4" x 32"


"Elements of a City"
Powder coated steel
14' x 14' x 2' each
Commissioned by the Waterloo Center
for the Arts

"For the Road to Salvation"
12' x 3' x 5'

"Benedict Cycle"
Steel, corrugated plastic, lexan
4' x 21" x 4' 10"

Steel, wood, plastic
12' x 4' x 4'

"The Death of San Sabastian"
Steel, wood, lexan
24" x 12" x 18"

"Horse and Rider"
Treated oxidized steel
13' x 14' x 5'6"

Purchased for the new Cedar Falls Tourist
and Welcoming Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

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