Beware of an alligator lurking in the lily pads, a dragon in flight in the branches, a hippopotamus emerging from a pool of marble, a steam engine spuming huge curls of wired smoke, a matriarch of parts, a clan reunion in bark, a steel I-beam and many more works of art.
Cultural Affairs is hosting a major sculpture show in Orange Hall Gallery August 15 through October 26, 2013. Entitled
On & Off the Wall ~ Sculpture: Art in 3 Dimensions,
the exhibition is comprised of 56 sculptures by 29 sculptors in sizes 6 inches to 9 feet, and various media including wood, iron, steel, marble, ceramic, bronze, copper, textile, clay, stoneware, plaster, terracotta, and found objects.
Sculptures are their makers realistic or abstract interpretations in three dimensions. The variety stretches the viewers’ scope and becomes an educational and enjoyable experience. Come and partake of this grand exhibit.
Participating sculptors include Roger Martin, Bill Graziano, Fay Wood, Barbara Bonham, Daniel Grant, Natalie Surving, Dan Mack, Daniel Lombardo, William Gerbracht, Polly Giragosian, Bill Cypher, Najim Chechen, Caroline Schulz, Hilda Sobel, Stuart Sachs, Lori Shorin, Philip Monteleoni, Terry Mollo, David Nolan, Carole Halle, Ed Burr, Fred Maltzan, Doug Demarsico,
Joshua Davis, Catherine DeMaio, Linda Rahl Nadas, Meghan (Maney) Merschen, Brenda Scott Harburger, and Jacqui Doyle Schneider.
The reception for this exhibit is Sunday, September 8, 2013, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm during which pianist Bev Poyerd will play contemporary and classical music.
Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 9am to 8pm and Friday to 9am to 6pm. On Friday, October 4, the gallery is open 9am to 10pm. In addition, three master classes on bronze, found object sculpting, and art metal forging by artists Roger Martin, Fay Wood, and Bill Graziano, respectively, will take place on September 26, October 2, and October 21 in Orange Hall Gallery Fringe.
The exhibit, reception, and master classes are free and open to the public. Orange Hall is located on the campus of Orange County Community College [SUNY Orange] at the corner of Wawayanda and Grandview Avenues, Middletown. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and (845)341-4891. Also, see website www.sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs