DatesTuesday, June 5, 2012 — June 7, 2012
LocationBlue Star Contemporary Art Center & UTSA
TicketsRegular ticket price: $75 - Buy a ticket
ISC member price: $50 - Buy a ticket
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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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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum is supported by: San Antonio Department of Cultural and Creative Development, The National Endowment for the Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, Ricos Products Co., Inc., The Capital Group Company: Home of American Funds, H-E-B, Rackspace, NuStar Energy LP, Frost Bank, The Fund, The Smothers Foundation, Valero Energy, Strasburger Price Oppenheimer Blend, Alturas Foundation, Argo Group, The Flohr Family Foundation, RBC, Alamo Beer, Silver Eagle Distributors LP, Republic National Distributing Company, Hotel Valencia, Citrus at Hotel Valencia, Boeing Employee Community Fund, Blue Star Community Partners and the Blue Star Board of Directors and Members.
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