The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded John Mark Luke the First Prize award in this year’s 202-2021 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibition in the historic Downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Luke won for his piece “Interaction of Thought V”, a piece created using Laminated Wood, Clear Fiberglass/Resin, Steel Rebar, and a Semi-Truck Brake Drum. The sculpture is located on Main Street near the corner of 8th Street
Second Prize went to Marla Ripperda for her “Uncommon Egret” crafted from MagicSculpt (2 part epoxy clay) over expanded metal lath. This piece is located on 8th Street near the corner of Main Street.
Sculpture Tour artists and their awards are:
First Prize: “Interaction of Thought V” by John Mark Luke
Second Prize: “Uncommon Egret” by Marla Ripperda
“Butterfly” by Mary Angers
“Golden Hugs” by Marianne Caroselli
“Zenith” by Scy Caroselli
“And He Was Sad” (Eeyore) by Bob Coffee
“Ventura” by Humberto DeGarrio
“Paths We Choose” by Anthony St. James
“Great Bird” by Peter Mangan
“Letting Go” by Peter Mangan
“Twist” by Peter Mangan
“Moment of Reflection” by Dan Pogue
“Luminous Beings Are We” by Kirk Seese
“Pluma Sculptura”, aka The Feather by Kirk Seese
“Tree Branches” by Kirk Seese
“Nine” by Scott Shubin
“Sunburst” by Scott Shubin
“The Optimist” by Linda Wilde
The City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board selected 18 of these 2020-2021 Sculpture Tour pieces from a total of 33 pieces submitted for consideration by 22 artists. All Sculptures in the current tour will remain on exhibit through October 2021.
An interactive online map of the Sculpture Tour can be viewed at https://arts.georgetown.org/art/sculpture-tour/. A map of the Sculpture Tour will also be available after the 1st of the year at the Visitor Center, the Georgetown Art Center, the Georgetown Public Library, and local arts businesses.
An open Call for Entries for the annual City Sculpture Tour is posted from June 1st to August 1st every year.