IN THE NEWS
Oct 1, 2016, 12:00 PM
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, 4:01 PM
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, 7:53 PM
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.