Texas Society of Sculptors’ Ninth Annual Summer Show

Contemplation by Cindy DeboldThe Texas Society of Sculptors holds their ninth annual summer show in the Georgetown Public Library June 26-September 23.  The show will include 70 works of art by 29 artists, and is hosted by the library with sponsorship from the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board.

Works accepted to the juried exhibit include “Contemplation” by Cindy Debold, left, and “Fast Break” by Michael Synatzske, below.

On Sunday, July 17, at 1 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. On the day of the reception, the library’s Live Music in the Library event will occur at 2 pm, so attendees can enjoy the reception and awards ceremony upstairs at 1, then listen to the music at 2.

synatzske-michael-fastbreak-view01At the reception, awards will be presented for first, second, and third place. A Librarian’s Choice award will be presented for a sculpture selected by the library staff. Additionally, prizes will be awarded for various media. The Georgetown Arts and Culture board has donated $1,800 for cash awards, and Christina Rudofsky with Round Rock Arts will serve as judge for the exhibit. During the reception the artists will be available for conversation and questions.

Sculpture Demonstrations will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 1-3 pm in the library Lobby. The demonstrations are a come-and-go event, free and open to the public. Participating sculptors will be:

Frank Maglio (metal and stone)
Dar Richardson (clay)
Vera Smiley
Mary Griffin (bronze)
Bill Stuewe (wood)

The Texas Society of Sculptors’ Ninth Annual Summer Show 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.

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