IN THE NEWS
Oct 1, 2016
DESIGN GIANT | Gensler Newport Beach seeks out Jake Janz for Corporate Sculpture
World renowned architectural firm, Gensler Design, refers artist Jake Janz for a corporate monument to be designed and installed as the center piece out front of their beautiful remodel for the Banc of California Headquarters in Santa Ana, Ca.
June 17, 2016
LA TIMES | Around Town: Statue of Fallen lifeguard Ben Carlson to be unveiled July 6
The statue, by artist Jake Janz, Carlson's brother-in-law, will depict Carlson clutching a rescue tube and fins in his left hand while his right hand shades his eyes as he gazes toward the ocean.
JULY 3, 2016
OC REGISTER | A Lifeguard's Legacy
It's the most important work that Jake Janz has ever completed.
For two years, the Newport Beach artist immersed himself in creating the larger-than-life statue, sometimes through the night until the sun rose, making sure every detail was just right.
JULY 15, 2016, 7:31 PM
FRESNO BEE | Fresno native designs statue commemorating lifeguard's sacrifice
Innovative technology turned Fresno-born product designer and branding artist Jake Janz into a sculptor of public monuments.
AUG 2, 2016, 5:25 PM
OTIS COLLEGE NEWS | Alumnus Jake Janz
Jake Janz ('05) is a visual artist who specializes in large scale figurative sculpture. He received a BFA in Communication Arts from Otis College of Art & Design, in Los Angeles, and has been a commercial designer as well as a privately commissioned artist ever since.