MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown’s artist-to-watch, Benjamin Gazsi, unveiled his latest eco-sculpture Saturday evening at the Ben, BBQ, & Bluegrass Special Event hosted by the West Virginia Botanic Garden in Morgantown.
This was the first sculpture Gazsi created as a “real artist” before he leaves for a graduate school near Rochester, New York to study scuplting.
The West Virginia Botanic Garden features 82 acres of land including several hiking trails around the old resevoir, meditation gardens and placards describing the history of the land.
Victoria Cather, the fundraising chair member of the board of directors and lead organizer of the annual event, said she makes it her mission to have all Morgantown residents aware of the gardens. Many people, however, have not ventured down once.
“The first time people come down here, it’s like they’re in awe,” Cather said….