Biography: New Jersey sculptor Blaise Batko attended the duCret School of the Arts in Plainfield, New Jersey and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. His unique vision over 25 years of sculpting has led to over 200 exhibitions and over 40 one-man shows world-wide, including exhibitions in Japan and England. The award-winning artist, listed in Who’s Who in American Art, taught at the Newark Museum and Kean College, and has demonstrated and lectured throughout the country.
Blaise’s works are in numerous public and private collections worldwide, including the Delaware Art Museum, Newark Museum (NJ), Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Florida, Hercules Corporate Headquarters, Wilmington, Delaware, AT&T and Exxon Companies in New Jersey. He has designed acclaimed veterans monuments for the towns of East Brunswick and Millstone in New Jersey, Gas City, Indiana and for the Squibb Corporation, New Brunswick, NJ, as well as the September 11 memorials for towns of South River, East Brunswick, Monroe Township, Old Bridge and Middlesex, New Jersey. He specializes in creating memorials that are large in scope and impact, yet personal and unique to each circumstance.