Texas Society of Sculptors 8th Annual Show June 28-Sept. 25 at Library

The Texas Society of Sculptors holds their eighth annual summer show in the Georgetown Public Library June 28-September 25.  The pieces pictured here, Contemplation by Julie Kemper (above right), and Infinite Possibilities by Joe Kenney (lower left), are two of about 60 works of art included in the exhibit, which is hosted by the library with sponsorship from the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board.

On Sunday, July 19, from 1-3 p.m., the sculptors will assemble on the library’s second-floor Bridge for an awards ceremony and reception, to which the public is invited. Art historian and curator Sarah C. Bancroft is the judge for this year’s competition. She has held curatorial positions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Orange County Museum of Art. She specializes in modern and contemporary art. The library staff makes the choice for one of the awards. During the reception the artists will be available for conversation and questions.

On the day of the reception, Austin musical group Cienfuegos will perform in a return engagement, bringing diverse Latin music with a focus on Cuban styles back to the library. They will perform in the lobby on July 19 from 2-4 p.m. The library’s Live Music in the Library events are informal and free to the public, a gift of the Friends of the Georgetown Public Library. You may come and go or take a seat and enjoy the whole show, but this month we hope you’ll also take time to enjoy the sculpture throughout the building.

Sculpture demonstrations will be held in the Lobby of the library on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. Several of this year’s featured sculptors will demonstrate their techniques and processes in sculptural mosaics, modeling in wax and clay, and the creation of bronze sculpture. The public is invited.

The exhibit can be viewed all the hours the library is open: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday noon – 5 p.m. The library is at 402 W. Eighth Street, Georgetown, Texas, 78626.

For more information, call the Georgetown Public Library at (512) 930-3551.

Artist Terry Tunes to be Recognized at Library

“Exploding Plastic Inevitable” by Terry Tunes

Sculptor Terry Tunes will be honored at a public reception on Sunday, June 21, at 1 pm at the Georgetown Public Library. The library is thanking Mr. Tunes for allowing three of his works to be exhibited in and around the library. The sculptures—a banana, a guitar, and an Easter Island head—are frequently photographed from a distance and admired up-close, as they are covered entirely in small toys.

If you are an art lover or if these sculptures have just brightened your day during the months they have been on exhibit, please stop by the library Sunday for refreshments, say thank you to the artist, and enjoy a final look at these very popular artworks, “Exploding Plastic Inevitable,” “Easter Island Everywhere,” and “Woodstock 45.”

The Georgetown Public Library is at 402 W. Eighth Street.

“Woodstock 45” by Terry Tunes

“Easter Island Everywhere” by Terry Tunes

“Woodstock 45” by Terry Tunes