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Nicholas Legeros
Goldy Gopher | Sculptures by Nicholas Legeros | Coffman Student Union, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis
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Goldy Gopher | Sculptures by Nicholas Legeros | Coffman Student Union, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis
Goldy Gopher | Sculptures by Nicholas Legeros | Coffman Student Union, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

Goldy Gopher - Sculptures

Featured In Coffman Student Union, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Goldy Gopher is a bronze and granite sculpture created by Nicholas Legeros in 2013. It stands outside of Coffman Student Union, University of Minnesota and welcome students and staff. It is an immortalization of the mascot for the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus and the associated sports teams.

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Nicholas Legeros
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"Nicholas Legeros has a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Minnesota. For over twenty years he was an Artist-in-residence and instructor at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts. He also taught for Metropolitan State University, Breck Schools and the Edina Art Center. In 2003, Nick left teaching to pursue a full-time career as a sculptor. His recent large commissions include a statue of Goldy Gopher for Coffman Union, Sid Hartman for the Target Center and a 17’ high statue of St. Joseph for St. Joseph’s Hospital. Mr. Legeros served on the board of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) for seven years, three of which as its President, and five years on the board of the Northeast Community Development Corporation.