OAGAAG, Once A Gorilla, Always A Gorilla, Sculptor Tom Corbin

OAGAAG, Once A Gorilla, Always A Gorilla, Sculptor Tom Corbin

Posted by on Feb 3, 2011 in Blog | One Comment

The year-long journey from the Corbin Studio to the PSU Campus is documented in this “Making of the Gorilla” video. From Tom’s initial trip to the Kansas City Zoo, to The Crucible Foundry to the final installation, you’ll witness the unique process of creating a monument. “Given the opportunity to sculpt my first gorilla, I […]

Gorilla, Revealed!

Gorilla, Revealed!

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OAGAAG Once A Gorilla, Always A Gorilla. 10/11, 12:13, 2014  There’s nothing quite like keeping a 2500 lb Gorilla a secret over the course of a year. Pittsburg State University unveiled a 1.5 times life-size bronze Gorilla by Tom on 10/11 at precisely 12:13 p.m. prior to their 2014 Homecoming game. As the centerpiece for the new Champions Plaza, the Gorilla will serve as […]

Champions Plaza

Champions Plaza

Posted by on Feb 3, 2011 in Design | No Comments

PSU unveils Champions Plaza and creates new tradition. By Andrew Nash The band played, and cheerleaders shouted. Pittsburg State fans cheered loudly and the smell of tailgate wafted through the air. Although this scene seemed like either the glory days of a PSU championship run or, frankly, any given home football game, this was the […]