Sean Kenney: Art with LEGO bricks
Gardening Granddaughter     ‹ Back to portfolio
Gardening-granddaughter LEGO art by Sean Kenney
33" x 29" x 31"        11,294 LEGO elements.        Completed March 29, 2015

Come visit! This sculpture is part of Nature Connects, my award-winning, record-breaking exhibit of LEGO sculptures, currently touring the U.S. and Canada, Read more and come visit!

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This little girl is part of a larger sculptural composition; she’s gardening together with her grandfather.

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Building it

This sculpture has over 11,000 pieces and took my assistants Jung Ah, Geoffrey, and Ji Sun a combined 200 hours (2 months) to design and build.  It’s built around a custom-welded metal armature and fully glued, piece by piece.

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Two copies were actually made (400 hours — 4 months!)

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This sculpture will now spend the next 6 years traveling to Botanical Gardens and Arboretums around the world as part of my Nature Connects exhibit.  Check out the schedule and see if it’s visiting you soon!