Ursula Vaard Von Rydingsvard
Ursula Vaard Von Rydingsvard is active/lives in New York, Connecticut / Germany. Ursula Von Rydingsvard is known for large-scale abstract cedar wood block sculpture.
Biography Ursula Vaard Von Rydingsvard
Known for her large-scale sculptures, primarily from blocks of cedar, Ursula von Rydingsvard works with a team of assistants to create huge carved shapes with complicated surfaces. Her art is rooted in her childhood as a displaced person born in 1942 to Polish/Ukrainian parents in a German work camp in Deensen. In 1950, after moving among refugee camps for five years, she, age eight, came to America with her parents and six siblings, settling in Plainville, Connecticut. There her childhood was far from ideal as the family was poor, the parents both worked long hours, and some of her outfits were made from army blankets.
She attended the University of New Hampshire, and met her first husband, Milton von Rydingsvard,
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