Monday, June 21, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: Annual Exposed! Sculpture Exhibition in Stowe

Helen Day Art Center announces the 18th annual Exposed! outdoor sculpture exhibition. The exhibition is curated by UVM sculpture professor Meg McDevitt, and features over 20 individual works by artists from around the region, extending from the Helen Day Art Center to Stowe Kitchen and Bath and Chittenden Bank on the Mountain Road, and on the Stowe recreation path. A marquee event on Stowe's summer calendar, the exhibition attracts an estimated 75,000 visitors during its annual 3 month run. This year's exhibition includes works by regional and international artists, including Nadine Faraj (Canada), Joel Fisher (England/ USA), Kenji Endo (Japan), among others.

The Opening Reception is Friday, July 9th at 5pm., featuring the artist-led Walkabout tour of Exposed! During the Walkabout tour, the majority of the artists attend and share reflections on their work. This year’s artists include Leila Bandar, Jon Black, Tyler Buswell, Mireille Clapp, Kat Clear, Chris Curtis, Tom Douglas, Kenji Endo, Nadine Faraj, Joel Fisher, Rob Hitzig, Bruce Hathaway, James Irving, Harlan Mack, Jordan Pratt, Peg Smith, Piper Strong, Denis Versweyveld, and Catherine Ward.

Image: Artist Nadine Faraj strength-testing the steel skeleton of Haven, in her studio. (Completed piece is Haven, 2010 steel reinforced concrete, 5'x7'x4' )