Trent Taft was born and raised in Salt Point, N.Y and currently based out of Weehawken, N.J. Upon graduation from Purchase College in 2011, he began training with special effects and fine artists to develop techniques for creating hyper-realistic figures. With meticulous craftsmanship he constructs sculptures capable of communicating through familiar non verbal expressions, evoking a connection and narrative with it's viewers. His piece Andre The Giant aims to recreate the mythical superstar, and generate dramatic reactions from an audience similar to when Andre himself was alive. As a sculptor, Trent has worked with world renowned artists Jeff Koons and Tony Matelli, as well as the special effects company Gotham FX. Trent's work has been featured on numerous sites such as Mashable, TMZ, Vice and has exhibited throughout the Northeast.
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