Tom Tsuchiya

World-class sculptor and NJCL alum, Tom Tsuchiya, will be creating at sculpture during the 2018 NJCL Convention 

Artist Tom Tsuchiya will be completing a sculpture of a Phoenix during Convention. Tom will be available to talk with attendees about his work and inspiration.  

Stop by the atrium of Armstrong Student Center, which is the JCL hub and registration area, on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of Convention to see the Phoenix take shape. The Phoenix will be created from recycled materials and when finished will be a receptacle for cans and bottles. 

Also on display will be Atlas Recycled, aka The Anthropecene. 

 Find out more about Tom and Atlas by reading his brief biography

Tom was named a Distinguished Alumnus from the University of Cincinnati. This article includes photos of some of Tom's sculptures for the Cincinnati Reds.


Here is what the Phoenix will look like! 



This one version of Atlas from the ArtPrize 2015.

The artist and his creation! 

This is Tom's Chimaera, which won Best in Show at the 1988 NJCL Convention.