The City Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded Tim Glover the first prize award in the 2022-23 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the historic Downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Glover won for his piece Whirlwind, a sculpture that features a bird and a horn toad perching atop an iconic Texas twister. The sculpture is located at the corner of Main and Ninth streets across from the Georgetown Art Center.
Second prize went to Marla Ripperda for Armadillo Totem, a sculpted, epoxy clay tower of armadillos balancing on a sphere. This piece is located at the Georgetown Public Library outside the Ninth Street entrance.
The other sculptures accepted into the tour and awarded Honorable Mention include:
Alien Antenna by Rodney D. Butler
Bobo (Bwa Tribe) by Rodney D. Butler
Family by Elizabeth Bonura
Healing Community by Anthony St. James
Interconnected by Laura Armstrong
Luminance by Scott Shubin
Mantis by John Mark Luke
Maya by Reynaldo Alaniz
Moment of Reflection by Dan Pogue
Orb by Laura Sturtz
Tree of Life by John Mark Luke
Two Aztec Parrots by Reynaldo Alaniz
Waco Night Sky by Rollin Karg
Waco Tool by Rollin Karg
Pictured above from left to right: Whirlwind by Tim Glover; Armadillo Totem by Marla Ripperda (photo credit David Valdez).