Saturday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.— WEST RUTLAND — An exciting group of artists will present sculptural installations for SculptFest21 at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center. The opening reception for the annual exhibition is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.11. Proposals were submitted in response to this year’s theme of “artifact.” Guest curator Steve Shaheen selected site-specific works by artists Bill Botzow, Carolyn Enz Hack, Declan Kearns & Samantha Newman, Jessica Leete, and Susan Maas. Also chosen were Beth McReynolds, MOR, Chris Overing, Madeline Pritchard, Meghan Rigali, and Laura Travis.
The opening reception is free and open to the public, featuring live music by Moose Crossing. Tickets will be on sale for the raffle of a steel “Sasquatch” sculpture, proceeds to benefit the Steven J. Mestyan, Jr. Scholarship fund. SculptFest21 closes Oct. 24. For more information, please contact the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center by telephone at 802-438-2097 or email to [email protected]