Figurative ceramic sculptor Tip Toland presents her sculptures and selfportraits with a lot of humor. Her contemporary work is psychological and spiritual. it explores the marginal, vulnerable, the joy which becomes painful, contemporary issues. She shares her process of charcoal drawing and sketches becoming 3D work.
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Noh: The Sculpture of Time
BY JOHN OGLEVEE
@ VOL 103
ON MAY 29, 2013
Finding the "now" in the "then." Noh evokes the contemporary through its use of space, materials and lines resulting in a sculpture of time. Listen to John Oglevee explain all of these concepts, as part of the noh performances he performs himself for English-speaking audiences.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 6, 2013.
Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture
BY RAYMOND RAWLS
@ VOL 10
ON AUG 01, 2014
Sculptors Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden explore the potential for using abandoned, recycled bicycles as the foundation to create large-scale ambulatory kinetic sculpture. Here they speak about the creation process of these animal-themed rideable sculptures, and the community parades where they put them on display.
"Presentation of the Day" on August 14, 2014.
Stone Sculpture as Educational Public Art
BY GERARD MOTONDI
As a young man growing up in Tabaka village of Kisii County, Gerald Motondi never envisaged that the common soapstone would carve his niche in the world of art. Motondi is actively participating teaching and sharing his love for stone curving and soap stone.
What Sculpture Gives to Me, What I Hope Sculpture Can Give to Everyone
BY BILL MCGRATH
@ VOL 3
ON MAY 12, 2016
Contemplating retirement after successive careers as an attorney then city administrator in his hometown of Batavia, Illinois, Bill McGrath has begun pursuing his love for art, specifically working in metal sculpture. Sculpture, like any artistic endeavor, presents the opportunity to express oneself to others, but also requires some emotional distance to remain true to one’s visions. He also shows how public art, sculpture in particular, can add to a community’s sense of place by speaking to values, history, and universal experiences, such as fear.
SPACES Sculpture Trail
BY LISA BOLLINGER
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 29, 2018
Lisa Bollinger has been with Arts Huntsville for over four years and has served several roles, including her current position as Events Manager. Lisa coordinates events to include Concerts in the Park, Art Tour of Homes, the Monte Sano Arts Festival and Panoply and the most recent iteration of the SPACES Sculpture Trail in 2016, now getting ready for the next round in 2018. Lisa doesn’t consider herself an artist but embraces and enjoys coordinating and organizing art events and supporting and working closely with artists.