Sculptors find fame turning 1,000 pounds of butter into art

Conshohocken, Pa., artists Jim Victor and Marie Pelton created the butter sculpture for the Pennsylvania Farm Show, featuring, from left, Eagles mascot Swoop, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Steely McBeam and the Flyers’ Gritty. Tim Tai/Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Art is often permanent, hung on museum walls for centuries, or cast in bronze and erected outdoors to face the elements and the changing tide of history. The art Jim Victor and Marie Pelton make is transitory and delicious over lobster.

The Conshohocken, Pa., couple have worked with chocolate, cheese, and ice, but butter’s brought them worldwide acclaim. Together, they have created large […]


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