Antonio Tobias Mendez
Antonio Tobias Mendez
Born 1963
Denver, Colorado
Nationality United States
Other names Toby
Occupation Sculptor

Antonio Tobias Mendez (aka Toby b. Denver, Colorado 1963) is an American sculptor.[1]

Works

On Watch (Commemorating The World War II U.S. Naval Amphibious Training Base, Solomons, Maryland, 1942-1945) by artist Antonio Tobias Mendez (2007 bronze)

Mendez has produced over twenty public monuments: his sculptures include Thurgood Marshall,[2][3]Don Shula,[4]Mohandas Gandhi,[5]Major Taylor,[5][6] and part of the United States Navy Memorial.[7] In 2011, Mendez was nominated as one of the three finalists to complete the Bill Russell statue in the city of Boston at the City Hall Plaza.[8] He also created bronze sculptures of the six Baltimore Orioles greats whose uniform numbers were retired by the ballclub, which are located in the picnic area behind the bullpens beyond left-center field at Camden Yards.[9]

Personal life

Toby Mendez is the son of former CIA operative Tony Mendez.

References

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