Ed Hlavka is active/lives in Utah, Minnesota, South Dakota / France, Italy. Ed Hlavka is known for Life-size portrait and figure sculpture.
Biography Ed Hlavka
A native of South Dakota, Hlavka developed an early passion and natural ability for sculpture. While still in grade school his work was included in the "South Dakota Outstanding Young Artists Traveling Exhibition". As a teenager, he toured Italy and was influenced by the works of the Renaissance masters. After attending the College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, he continued to hone his skills with various classes and workshops including a study of portrait and figurative realism under the direction of Martine Vaugel, a noted sculptor in France.
Hlavka's work has been exhibited at prestigious national shows including the National Sculpture Society's "Masquerade Exhibition" at the Tower of the Americas in New York and Cheyenne's Ol