The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded Elizabeth Bonura the first prize award in the 2023-24 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the historic Downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Bonura won for her piece Babywearing Family, a concrete sculpture with bronze metal coating that features a family of five with three young children inspired by the sculptor’s own family. The sculpture is located at the corner of Rock and Seventh streets, near Blue Corn Harvest.
Second prize went to Steve Southerland for Bending Sound, a 10’ guitar sculpted from steel, copper, and steel wire. This piece is located at the corner of Austin Avenue and Sixth Street, near the Monument Cafe.
The other sculptures accepted into the tour and awarded Honorable Mention include:
- Long Journey Home by Caroline Walker
- Joyful Journey Color Column by Laura Armstrong
- Cerebral Drama by Anthony St. James
- Fight or Flight by John Luke
- Monarch on the Grass by Pascale Pryor
- Spherical Embodiment by Scott Shubin
- Urban Flower by Anthony St. James
- Red Plant Form by Laura Sturtz
- Bird in Blue by Laura Sturtz
- Big Baby Bluebonnet by Mylinda Farr
Two sculptures from last year’s tour — Moment of Reflection by Dan Pogue and Whirlwind by Tim Glover — will remain for another year.
The board selected these 13 new sculptures from a total of 16 pieces submitted for consideration by 13 artists. All sculptures will remain on exhibit until October 2024.
For more information, including a map of the sculpture tour and images of the sculptures, visit arts.georgetown.org/art/sculpture-tour.