Ben Tyjeski is a ceramics sculptor, teacher, and architectural historian. Terra-cotta ornament on historic buildings inspires Tyjeski’s sculpture. He specializes in reliefs, portraits, and decorative forms. His studio is located at the Var Gallery in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee. He also documents and writes about architectural terra cotta in the Midwest. Currently he is working on a book titled Architectural Terra Cotta of Milwaukee County.
Read recent interview from Milwaukee's TheArtShore, written by Kristin Peterson.