Monday, August 29, 2011

PRESS RELEASE: SculptFest11 Opens September 10 at The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, W.Rutland

The excitement is building for the opening of SculptFest2011 on Saturday, September 10. The annual Carving Studio and Sculpture Center outdoor exhibition features site-specific sculptural installations by selected regional and national artists. Past works range from directly carving into the quarry wall to land-works and interactive performances.

In response to the SculptFest2011 theme Forces of Nature, guest curator Rick Rothrock selected 11 site-specific works. Artists include Andrew Thomas, Chris Wells, Brigitte Grenier, Jessica Leete, Erica Johnson, Isabelle Garbani, R.G. Solbert, Crystal Ellis, Erica Ehrenbard, Marisa DiPaola, Zoe Marr and Paul Hilliard.

The opening reception for the exhibit, held on September 10th from 5:00--8:00pm, is open to the public with the Fine Art Raffle drawing at 7:00 pm. Preceding the SculptFest event, Stone, Water, Metal, photography by Don Ross, will open at the CSSC Gallery from 4PM.