History

Replica Masters was founded by Mark Hargarten in 1990 as a full service mold making, casting, design and sculpting facility. Serving artists, architecture companies, prototype houses and hobbyists with their reproduction needs.

Mark Hargarten received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. He has worked as a mold maker for Hartbronze and Vanguard Foundries, both fine art bronze casting facilities. He also worked as a mold maker at Spectrum Product and ML Labs, both polyurethane, foam and resin casting facilities. As well Hargarten worked at Shapetech and Creatiform, both fiberglass manufacturing plants and also at Accents Unlimited, a plaster and resin gifts and craft company.

With the wide range of experience in an a variety of mediums, Mark is capable of working with just about anything you bring him.

Snow Scultping

As a winter hobby Mark has been involved in competitive snow sculpting since 2002.  He has worked with different teams to create wonderful sculptures for the public to enjoy.  Please take a moment to view some photos with descriptions of various works of art at different events.