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The Art Factory

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Rick Lazes
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Artist, Inventor and Entrepreneur- Rick’s professional career includes his work as a  film director and concert promoter. He has produced hundreds of concerts in 30 states, live music festivals and TV shows for Amazon Prime, HBO and Cinemax.

Fresh off the success of his critically acclaimed documentary, which is currently airing on Amazon Prime,  Lennox Lewis: The Untold Story, Rick has produced concerts and television specials starring Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, The Black Crowes, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Lenny Kravitz, BB King, and Willie Nelson. Lazes is currently producing a Broadway show inspired by the life of Alexander McQueen titled "In His Own Words” directed by Jay Sheib and a feature-length documentary, Short, Blond and Pretty, about the transitioning of boxing manager Frank Maloney into Kellie Maloney.

Rick works at the Art Factory in Charlotte, NC along with fellow artists Paul Veto and Dana Gingras

For information contact the Art Factory’s studio manager Sam Norvell 704-996-0925

Dans Le Vent

Dans Le Vent (In the Wind) is an installation created by Rick Lazes and the artists at the Art Factory.  It is designed as a tribute to the men and women that create fabric costumes for stage and screen and is composed of fabric that has been stretched over steel rods, then suspended naturally from three concentric wood rings so they sway as if blowing in the wind. It is 22 ft. tall and 12 ft. in diameter.


Rejuvenation is a sculpture that celebrates the re-openings of live performance, television and film industries and the return to work of the thousands of people that work to support Broadway productions. Artist Rick Lazes is seen exploding through the stage floor as live performance reopens worldwide.

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