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Dave Ware has been creating LEGO Mosaics since 2006. A life-long LEGO enthusiast, his initial interest in mosaics began during a trip to the Calgary Science Centre with his son. Dave was fascinated by the LEGO Egypt exhibit, and began making mosaics at home soon after. Over the last 9 years, he has created over 90 LEGO mosaics. The pieces range in size from 15×15 inches to 7×5 feet and encompasses thousands of bricks. Known for his pop culture and celebrity mosaics, Dave has build pieces for Academy Award winners, television personalities, and cultural icons. Peter Dinklage called Dave’s work “Brilliant”. Richard Taylor (CEO of Weta Workshop) called his work “Exquisite”.

Dave is an avid LEGO fan, and part of the worldwide LEGO community, attending and displaying at various annual events. Dave’s award winning pieces have been on display in both Canada and the United States. His 2009 piece “To The Stars” won the Best Mosaic (Large) prize at BrickCon 2009 in Seattle Washington, and was later sold to a private collector. Recently, Dave’s work has been seen at two local LEGO events (Silver Springs and Odgen-Millican). His “Stampede (2010)” was on display at Calgary’s Chinook Centre, in preparation for the opening of Canada’s first LEGO brand store. “War of the Worlds (2010)” won Best Mosaic (Large) at BrickCon2010, and was displayed at the 2011 Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. In 2011, Dave created a new style of ‘mini mosaic’, and his ‘Clockwork Orange’ won Best Mosaic (Small) at BrickCon 2011. “Hear Me Roar”, a piece based on “Game of Thrones” won Best Mosaic (Large) at BrickCon 2013.

Dave’s work can be seen online at his website, as well as on Flickr .
He also has a facebook group for his Brickwares


AWARDS:
2009 “To The Stars” won the Best Mosaic prize at BrickCon 2009 in Seattle Washington, and was later sold to a private collector.

2010 “Max” won 1st prize at the Millican Odgen community show in Calgary Alberta.

2010 “War of The Worlds” won the Best Mosaic prize at BrickCon 2010 in Seattle Washington.

2011 “War of The Worlds ” won Best in Art at the Silver Springs community show in Calgary, Alberta.

2011 “Volcano Island” (model) won its class at the Millcan Ogden community show in Calgary, Alberta.

2011 “Clockwork Orange” (mini-mosaic) won Best Mosaic (Small) at BrickCon 2011 in Seattle, Washington.

2013 “Hear Me Roar” won Best Mosaic at BrickCon 2013 in Seattle, Washington.

Dave has been a Lego® aficionado since the age of 4. During his 20’s, he rediscovered his love of all things brick and began to grow his collection. A proud father and husband, Dave ensures that his family has an adequate stockpile of Lego® at all times, and keeps a little extra stored in case of emergency.

contact Dave at dave@brickwares.com

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Dave Ware

Dave Ware is a leading trainer/facilitator with an avid interest in the concept of "Play". He's also a Certified Lego Serious Play facilitator. Dave has 30 years of experience in improvisation with some of the leading minds in the field. Dave has been creating LEGO Mosaics since 2006. Over the last 9 years, he has created over 90 LEGO mosaics. Known for his pop culture and celebrity mosaics, Dave has built pieces for Academy Award winners, television personalities, and cultural icons. Peter Dinklage called Dave’s work “Brilliant”. Richard Taylor (CEO of Weta Workshop) called his work “Exquisite”.

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