Scale: A Gathering of Sculptors
Blue Star Contemporary Art Center is pleased to present Scale: A Gathering of Sculptors, an international conference featuring renowned sculptors from five countries who will present their work. This symposium offers a unique opportunity to interface, network and partake in dialogue with international artists and Public Art Network representatives.
Tickets are $75 per person and $50 for ISC members. On June 5, 2012, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m., two of the eight sculptors will present their work and lead a question and answer dialogue. Following this symposium will be a reception at Lonestar Studios from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. The next day, June 6, 2012, the conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and breakfast tacos. The subsequent sculptors will present their work and also lead a Q & A discussion. Then, a panel of Public Art Network officials will lead a dialogue between the eight sculptors and conference attendees, concluding the conference at 5:45 p.m. A cocktail and dinner reception will follow at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) campus from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. On June 7, 2012, there will be a concluding reception at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., co-hosted by Public Art Network and UTSA.
This conference is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Public Art Network of the Americans for the Arts and co-hosted by the University of Texas at San Antonio. The panel of sculptors represents great diversity and international breadth.
Participating sculptors are: Phillip King, an ISC lifetime Award recipient from the United Kingdom; Alice Aycock, USA; James Surls, USA; Masayuki Koorida, a Japanese sculptor residing in China and the Director of the acclaimed Shanghai Sculpture Park; Ivano Vitali, Floence, Italy; Jesús Moroles, USA; Joan Hall, USA and Gudjon Bjarnason, Iceland. WHEN: June 5, 2012 5:30 – 7:30 conference followed by a reception at Lonestar Studios, 7:30 -9:30 p.m. June 6, 2012 8:30 -5:45 p.m. conference followed by a cocktail & dinner reception at UTSA, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. June 7, 2012 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. concluding reception at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center
WHERE: Blue Star Contemporary Art Center 116 Blue Star San Antonio, TX 78204
MORE INFORMATION: For more information about this event, the public can call 210-227-6960 or visit www.bluestarart.org. All exhibitions and openings are free and open to the public. Blue Star Contemporary Art Center Blue Star Contemporary Art Center is a non-profit, non-collecting contemporary art center in San Antonio, Texas that advances the growth and understanding of contemporary art, artists and the curatorial process. Through exhibitions and a variety of programs, Blue Star is an active participant in the development of regional, national and international contemporary art and provides a lively forum for the visual arts dialogue. For more information visit www.bluestarart.org ###
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