6 Sculptor Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Become A Sculptor

Sculptors design three-dimensional shape artwork by molding and joining materials or cutting and carving forms.

Sculpting business is a low barrier to entry opportunity with a high-profit margin. Consider that sculptors work in a large studio environment to accommodate their tools, materials, and finished art. In fact, with a spacious backyard, you can start a business.

To become a sculptor, you need creative imagination skills and an understanding of form and materials. Sculptors work under strict deadlines, so they need the discipline and ability to manage time properly.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a sculptor:

Learn more about starting a sculptor:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a sculptor?
-> Pros and cons of a sculptor

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established sculptor
-> Marketing ideas for a sculptor

Other resources

1. Marblebee Ltd ($120K/year)

Jack Gao, the founder of MarbleBee, came up with the idea for his business after combining his previous experience in e-commerce with his passion for carving skills. He realized the potential of creating stone carving products, specifically marble bathtubs and sculptures, and decided to merge his skills with the e-commerce model. Since then, MarbleBee has become the go-to manufacturer of natural stone carving products, serving hundreds of homeowners and establishing partnerships with interior designers, contractors, and builders in over 20 countries. With a strong marketing team and a growing online presence, MarbleBee is experiencing a period of rapid growth, with plans to open a showroom in Toronto in the near future.

How much they make: $120K/year
How much did it cost to start: $150K
Current team size: 25


How My Grandfather's Carving Skills Helped Me Build A $10K/Month Stone Artwork Business

MarbleBee is a natural stone carving products manufacturer that has become the most experienced supplier in designing and manufacturing marble bathtubs and sculptures, established long-term cooperation with interior designers, contractors, and builders in over 20 countries and served hundreds of homeowners.

Jack started Marblebee Ltd over 4 years ago
Jack grew the business to $10K/month
It cost Jack $150000 to start the business
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4. International Sculpture Center


5. David C. Roy

Where they're located: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Website traffic: 200K/month


6. Grounds For Sculpture

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA
Website traffic: 300K/month