Sustaining The Prophet – Bronze, 19 x 30

Sustaining The Prophet – Bronze, 19 x 30


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Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands.”

So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill.

As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning. When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it.

Aaron and Hur held his hands up-one on one side, one on the other-so that his hands remained steady till sunset. (Exodus 17:9-12)

Reviewed Unto Righteousness | Proverbs 18:2 | Timothy Williams
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(—Ben’s sculptures have been included in many juried shows throughout the country, and he has been the recipient of numerous awards. Ben most recently competed in The National Competition for Figurative Sculpture where he was awarded the prestigious Charlotte Geffken Prize at Brookgreen Gardens. For the past three years he has been awarded the Dexter Jones Award for bas relief from the National Sculpture Society. In 2007, he was awarded both First Place in Sculpture and the Purchase Award at The Scottsdale Artists School Best and Brightest Juried Show. Ben is also a talented portrait artist and for the past four years has completed portrait busts for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ben is an elected member of the National Sculpture Society. His works have been featured in many art magazines, including The American Art Collector, Art of the West and Southwest Art.

“I love to create art. I love expressing my perception of life through the human figure. However, I feel that my love of creating art is not enough. Great art needs to be composed, designed, and show a deep understanding of the subject that is being represented. All the art I admire from the old masters to the present have these characteristics in common. My goal is to study these characteristics and apply them to my own work.