John "Cowboy" Gowdy
John is back for his third year at SandWorld. Known as ‘The East Coast Cowboy’ John is a retired fire captain from Atlantic City, New Jersey USA.
He has achieved world-wide acclaim for his talents and has competed in nearly all of the major contests, holding many titles over the past decade. He has also organized several large sand sculpture expositions and competitions. In addition to sand, he also sculpts in marble and paints.
This year John chose to carve Moby Dick, his carve rises from the pages of a book capturing the movement and action of the tale.