SUMMER 2011 EXHIBITION
June 17 - August 20, 2011
July 9 - September 25, 2011
Erie Art Museum
Friday, July 22
SculptureX: 6 Sculptors of Ohio and Western Pennsylvania
exhibition and catalog sponsors
SculptureX highlights a curated selection of the work of exceptional sculptors and installation artists teaching at the colleges, universities, and art schools of Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, shown as complementary exhibitions at The Sculpture Center and the Erie Art Museum.
David Carrier writes about his selection:
sculptureX.org is a long-term, mutually beneficial collaboration among all the art schools and departments of this region. Its purpose is three-fold. It is a means to bring greater public recognition of the extraordinary talents of the artists teaching in these schools and art departments with the goal of increasing interest in Ohio and western Pennsylvania art programs by potential students and their parents. It is a way to find with ease the work and websites of the 3-D artists who teach at these schools and departments. Finally, it is a tool for the schools and departments to husband ever scarcer resources while sharing the talents and particular skills of the professors across this area. The well-attended and well-received The State of Sculpture symposium at the Cleveland Institute of Art on November 6, 2010, is a perfect example of how Ohio and Pennsylvania institutions may collaborate for the benefit of the region.
Following upon The State of Sculpture's success, Sculpture Symposium #2: The State of the MFA will be held at the Cleveland Institute of Art on Saturday, October 15, 2011. The free, day-long symposium with keynote speaker Ann Hamilton of Ohio State University, Sculpture Speed Dating, and graduate student moderated roundtable discussions, is open to all. For more information on the symposium, how to be directly involved as a graduate student, and registration, go to sculptureX.org.
This symposium is organized by the VisualArts and Technologies Environment at The Cleveland Institute of Art, the Art Department of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and The Sculpture Center and sponsored by the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Edinboro University Foundation, the Art Department of Cleveland State University, and The Sculpture Center.
Ann Albano, Executive Director, The Sculpture Center
The Sculpture Center is a not-for-profit arts institution dedicated to the advancement of the careers of emerging Ohio sculptors and the preservation of Ohio outdoor sculpture as a means to provide support for artists and to effect the enrichment, education, enjoyment, and visual enhancement of the Cleveland community and greater region.
The Sculpture Center receives generous support from The Callahan Foundation, the Kulas Foundation, The John P. Murphy Foundation, the Bernice and David E. Davis Art Foundation, The George Gund Foundation, studioTECHNE|architects, the Leonard Krieger Fund of The Cleveland Foundation, Sculpture Center board members, and many individual donors to Friends of The Sculpture Center. Additional generous public funding comes from the citizens of Cuyahoga Country and the state of Ohio through:
Gallery hours: Wednesday through Friday, 10 AM to 4 pm, Saturday 12 noon to 4 pm or by prior appointment (Free Parking, Handicapped accessible)