The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded Marble Falls sculptor Dan Pogue the First Prize award in this year’s 2019-2020 City Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibition in the historic Downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Pogue won for his piece “One Trick Pony”, a cast bronze sculpture inspired by carousel ponies. The sculpture is located at the corner of Austin Avenue and 6th Street.
Second Prize went to Anthony St. James for his piece “Remember When,” a giant steel bicycle crafted from steel, stainless steel, and antique industrial wheels. This piece is located in front of the Georgetown Public Library 8th Street entrance.
Sculpture Tour artists and their awards are:
Dan Pogue, “One Trick Pony”
Anthony St. James, “Remember When”
Anthony St. James, “Cloud Kaleidoscope
Mary Paige Huey, “Garden Femme”
David Southerland, “Healing Hand”
Cindy Debold, “In and Out of the Box”
Steve Parker, “Lo Fi Cycle”
John Mark Luke, “Wastin’ Away Again”
Laura Sturtz, “Cheshire Cat”
Laura Sturtz, “Hands”
Cindy Debold, “Joy”
Jay Schaan, “Quest for Knowledge”
Laura Sturtz, “High Stepping Dancer”
The City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board selected 11 of these 2019-2020 Sculpture Tour pieces from a total of 20 pieces submitted for consideration by 14 artists. Two sculptures, “Hands” by Laura Sturtz and “Quest for Knowledge” by Jay Schaan, were part of the 2018-2019 Sculpture Tour and will remain into the 2019-2020 tour due to popularity. All Sculptures in the current tour will remain on exhibit through October 2020.
An open Call for Entries for the annual City Sculpture Tour is posted from June 1st to August 1st every year.