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Dale Rogers: a wild man with a plan

Large scale sculpture is expensive to make, a challenge to move and difficult to sell, none of which deters Dale Rogers. His business acumen and energy level have propelled his career as a successful sculptor, allowing him to make an excellent income doing the work he loves. His work has been purchased by sculpture parks […]

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Your last chance!

Tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. Courtney Booth of Sotheby’s will be auctioning off the sculptures of Simple Gifts: Contemporary Artists Celebrate at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA as part of a celebration of the HSV’s 50th Anniversary. My wall sculpture Hancock Shaker Triptych is among the works to be auctioned. See the article here. For […]

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David Davies outdoors

Permanent outdoor sculpture is big and expensive, so how do artists show new work without spending a fortune? This may not be an issue once your reputation and client list are golden, but meanwhile most artists make small maquettes for proposals. David Davies has been working on another solution. His two pieces in a recent […]

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Don’t Tread on Her

Chakaia Booker uses a lowly material to make elegant, intriguing sculptures that have rhythm and varied textures. They are durable for outdoor exhibits and environmentally considerate. She uses recycled common tires, cut up in various ways to yield textures that suggest scales, feathers, hair, basketry and other surfaces. These are wrapped around wood and steel […]

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Kalmia in action

At Maudslay Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Kalmia, a wind kinetic sculpture. The idea for Kalmia came from the beautifully curving shapes of mountain laurel branches I found at the park. Maudslay State park has the largest naturally occurring stand of mountain laurels in the state. The ones I used died while striving for the sun after […]

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Shaker inspired

Optimism, a bronze sculpture, is a visual metaphor for a human trait that the Shaker philosophy relies on. Shaker Triptych is a three-element wall sculpture made of maple and based on the footprints of three trees: an apple and a pear at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA and a Bartlett pear tree from Sabbathday […]

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Maudslay, an artist organized exhibit

For the past twelve years a group of artists have run an exhibit at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport, MA. This year there are 33 sculptures/installations including Kalmia, which is my wind kinetic tribute. I have participated for nine years. There is a catalogue, given free to the public, that contains the site map, artists […]

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As I begin “Constructions” I’ve chosen a title that encompasses all forms of creative endeavor regardless of genre. While there are those who may feel that a person cannot expect to succeed in such dissimilar areas as children’s literature and sculpture, I take the opposite view: how can a truly creative person expend an entire […]

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