NEOLUG proudly participated at the Beachwood Schools Foundation fundraiser conducted on Sunday, February 23. This well attended event featured many works of Arthur Gugick, one of the founders of NEOLUG. Over 1,100 visitors participated in a silent auction fundraiser, play brick opportunities, and viewed creations from other NEOLUG members. The highlight of the event included a group participation building of a mosaic inspired by Arthur’s life, created by EJ Bocan.
See pieces from Arthur Gugick’s collection as well as NEOLUG builds. There will be a community art project completed under the leadership of local master builder, E.J. Bocan.
The Arthur Gugick Scholarship Fund in conjunction with Beachwood Schools Foundation will be holding a Fundraiser on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Beachwood High School. During this event you will be able to view a selection of Arthur Gugick’s art as well as pieces from other NEOLUG artists. This event will crafts, cookie decorating and interactive activities for participants.
Arthur Gugick, 59, was taken from this Earth on March 30, 2019. Arthur started playing with LEGO at age 7, and attended his first convention in 2005 – BrickFair Virginia. There were about 125 AFOLs in attendance. Arthur has built hundreds of scale miniatures of global landmarks and detailed portraits of pop-culture icons using nothing but LEGO. Arthur was responsible for the Taj Mahal build for the movie Taj (2011) ‘For the Taj Mahal, I actually had to write my own computer software to help me make the dome,” Arthur shared in an interview posted 4 years ago.
Arthur was a beloved high school math teacher at Beachwood City Schools, and a member of NEOLUG. You can view his other works of art on his website.