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March Issue 2003
Center for Craft, Creativity and Design in Hendersonville, NC, Select Works for Sculpture Exhibit
The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design in Hendersonville, NC, announces the selection of the works for the Univerity of North Carolina Juried Student Sculpture Exhibition from the entries of 62 students from nine UNC campuses. Juror Patrick Dougherty chose 52 works by 39 students. The competition was open to students enrolled in the Fine Arts Departments of the 16 University of North Carolina campuses.
Dougherty of Chapel Hill, North Carolina's preeminent environmental sculptor, served as juror for the exhibition. He creates architectural site-specific structures made by hand from sticks, branches, and saplings. Dougherty has completed public art commissions throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe and Japan.
The sculpture will be on display from Apr. 14 through May 17, 2003, in the gallery and on the grounds of the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design. This exhibition is in conjunction with the Apr. residency of David Nash, Welsh wood sculptor and land artist, who will be working with students and faculty from UNC-Asheville, Western Carolina University, Appalachian State University and Eastern Carolina University at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC. Students whose sculpture was selected for this exhibition are invited to meet with David Nash, on Apr. 27, for a discussion of his work and the student work in the exhibit, followed by a picnic lunch. Later Nash will present a $500 Best of Show Award, and three $100 Merit Awards.
The juror's selections include:
Cameron Crummett from the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Joseph Handzel, Allen Murphy, Aaron F. Smith, Elizabeth Henley (two works), Christian Benefiel (two works), Mac Metz (two works), Michael Cottrell (two works), Torey Romero, Nora Lynne Scepkowski, Heather Ivy, Jessica Reavis (two works), Phil Proctor (two works), and Scatter Brain, all from East Carolina University.
Matt Kendo, Thomas L. Michael (two works), Adam Wells (two works), Nathan Jones (two works), Jennifer Barron, Jim Salt (two works), Derrick Sides, and Aaron Smith, all from Appalachian State University.
Jamie Coggins (two works), Scherrie DeBord, and Sarah Margaret Carroll, all from University of North Carolina Greensboro.
Jason Losko from the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Matt Salo from North Carolina State University.
Elizabeth Franklin, Sean Pace, Brad Wines, Katie Bell, Benjamin Elliott, and Jennifer Fletcher (two works), all from the University of North Carolina Asheville.
Meredith Jenkins, Claire Rau, val h h martinez, and Lindsay Pichaske, all from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Nickolas Dicker, John Covington (two works), and Gregory Simpson, all from Fayetteville State University.
For more information contact the Center at 828/890-2050 or on the web at (www.craftcreativitydesign.org).
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