Sculpture in the South opens Saturday

  • Thursday, May 16, 2013

Provided Alex Palkovich's pieces have an intense focus on detail.


Sculpture in the South opens May 18 with 30 world-class sculptors exhibiting their work in Azalea Park in Summerville.
The 15th annual show and sale opens Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and again on Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is $5 or $7 for the entire weekend.
Collectors and first time art enthusiasts will have a chance to mingle with world-class sculptors. 
All day Saturday and Sunday, sculpture demonstrations, kids activities and family fun are offered and all sculpture purchases benefit Summerville's Permanent Public Sculpture Collection.
Make sure and bring blankets and a picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday night, for Jazz Under the Stars, a free evening of music brought to you by the Arts Business Civic Coalition. 
Sculptors include Robert Allison, Joan Baliker, Betty Beasley, Karen Brodie, Julie McCraney-Brogdon, Susie Chisholm, Glo Coalson, Joe Collins, BJ Coughlin, Darrell Davis, Allen Ferg, Martin Gates, J. Gail Geer, Jim Greene, Lou Greiner, Gary Grossman, Jack Hill, Gregory Johnson, Julia Knight, Sharon Licata, Roger Martin, Judy Mooney, Ron Moore, Alex Palkovich, Scott Penegar, Josephine Pratt, W. Stanley Proctor, Karla Rundquist, Wayne Salge and Garland Weeks.           
Founded in 1998, Sculpture in the South promotes the arts through education and creation of an accessible public sculpture collection that enhances our community.
The nonprofit annually hosts world-class sculptors in the historic park for a weekend of sculpture displays, demonstrations, refreshments and student sculpture displays, all accompanied by local musicians.
Sculpture in the South welcomes both locals and out-of-town visitors to stroll though its outdoor sculpture park and get to know sculptors from across the country. 

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