JESSICA RAGZY EWUD
(professionally known as Ragzy) is an American artist from the metropolitan area.
She was selected out of thousands to compete on FOX's hit series LEGO MASTERS , and was one of the finalists. Her final piece was selected to be on display at LEGOLAND.
Ragzy serves as a world class talent and has collaborated on major projects. She has attracted a wide range of collectors including Olympic Athletes, Film Directors, Poker Players, and Forbes list billionaires.
She has been featured in galleries alongside the world's most famous artists including Salvador Dali, Ron English, Damien Hirst, and Jeff Koons.
Fascinated with science, math, and difficult puzzles, RAGZY fuses her interests with an art style she calls “Pop Science.”
RAGZY has worked with some of the world's leading scientists and engineering firms on special art projects. She was also a guest judge for MinaLima's Blocketeering contest. MinaLima are the graphic designers of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.
Whether it be obvious mosaics, or hidden with the art, she is known for working with LEGO bricks. The bricks used in the art are meant to symbolize “building blocks.” Her “LEGO Lincoln” piece is made with over 4,000 bricks and is meant to represent the foundation for civil rights in America. It was on display in Rockefeller Center in New York City.
Ragzy is passionate about empowering women in the arts and STEAM.
She partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to give hope to wish kids through the Wishes Are Waiting initiative due to COVID-19 through building classes.
She has raised over $5MM worth of funds and resources for many charitable causes including the Near and Far Aid Organization.
Awards and Honorable Mentions:
LEGO Masters Finalist 2020
Forbes List, 30 Under 30 nominee 2017
40 Under 40 Award Winner CT 2016