Maxim Gazendam was born in 1981 in The Hague (the Netherlands). He started sculpting sand in 1998 by taking part in a workshop by coincidence. A few months later he participated in the International Sand Sculpting Competition in Scheveningen. Over the next few years, his love of sand sculpting grew immensely. Maxim graduated from the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands in 2005 with a Master’s of Science of Architecture degree. Maxim works full time as a freelance Sculptor manipulating sand, snow, ice and Styrofoam. He also competes in various competitions and festivals worldwide, teaching other people how to sculpt in the sand.
Max is from Kortenhoef, theNetherlands