Volume #8, No. 1
July 2010

2nd Annual Sculpture Garden Open House
          July 10, 2010

You are cordially invited to our second annual Sculpture Garden Open House. Come view the work of accomplished regional sculptors. Some of them, I am proud to say, are former Sanctuary Arts students who have become professional sculptors, and some are professional sculptor colleagues and instructors.

Indigo -
Antoinette Schultze

The Sculpture Garden was designed and planted by artist Judy Andrews, with a blue stone walkway by Alan Eves and stone walls under construction by sculptor Steven Carpenter.

Schedule of events:

Sculpture Garden - Open all day

Open Studio-Linda Preble McVay,
11am – 1pm

Bronze Pour - 1:00pm

Stone Carving Demonstration by Alexander Renard-  3pm – 5pm

If Trees Were Men by Joyce Audy Zarins

Sanctuary Arts
117 Bolt Hill Road
Eliot, ME 03903
(207) 438-9826
Linda Preble McVay will open her studio from 11 til 1. Both Linda and Lindley Briggs, who is showing work in the Sculpture Garden, recently returned from Tampera, Finland where their bronze medals are on exhibit at the world's largest medal exhibition.

Part of the mission of Sanctuary Arts is to introduce our community to the processes and beauty of the sculptural arts. With that in mind, we also are celebrating our Green Foundry's fifth anniversary with a public bronze pour at 1:00.

Josh and Lauren's Wedding Pour
photograph by Sheryl Pace

Newly married foundry principals Lauren Holmgren and Josh Dow will
execute the pour. The creation of this bronze, iron, and aluminum casting facility was a big step on the path to becoming a casting destination for working sculptors.

From 3 til 5 pm, Alexander Reynard will demonstrate stone carving techniques. Reynard, a professional sculptor in the classic tradition, was trained in Armenia and Russia, lived and sculpted stone in Alaska for 17 years, and now resides in Eliot, Maine. He specializes in figure, portrait and wildlife sculptures in soapstone, alabaster, marble and granite. Come and welcome this accomplished sculptor to our community.

Here is just a hint of what you might see at the Open House:

Ms. Headus Maximus by Steven Lee

Potential 3x3 by Joyce Audy Zarins

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