Tony Hochstetler is active/lives in Colorado, Indiana. Tony Hochstetler is known for realistic sculpture-fish, reptiles and amphibians.
Biography Tony Hochstetler
Sculptor Tony Hochstetler is a sculptor in realist style of wide
ranging subjects such as frogs, reptiles, birds, fish and
amphibians. He says it is important for him to observe living things in
their natural environment so that his depictions are accurate. In
order to achieve this likeness, he has had a live collection in his studio that has
included lizards, frogs, tadpoles and a 10-foot boa constricter.
He also collects fossils and arrowheads.
Growing up in rural Indiana, he enjoyed collecting beetles, insects and
fossils and arrowheads and was influenced by his grandfather, an
industrial arts teacher and amateur rock hound, as well as an uncle who
was a full-time potter. After high-schoo
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