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Wind and Water Exhibit art begins arriving

September 5, 2014
by Anna Huntington, The Sculpture Project/Arts Rapid City

Artists began dropping off their work for The Wind and Water Exhibit this week. Only two pieces so far and it’s clearly going to be an exciting, thought-provoking show.

The upcoming exhibit features work by 33 celebrated South Dakota artists inspired by sculptor Masayuki Nagase’s visual themes, or metaphors, for Passage of Wind and Water. The exhibit opens at Prairie Edge Gallery (across the street from The Sculpture Project) on Oct. 3 with an artists’ reception, 5 – 7 p.m. and shows through Nov. 3, 2014.

Steve Babbitt, a photography professor at Black Hills State University who is photo-documenting Nagase’s carving of Passage of Wind and Water, heads up the organizing committee behind the exhibit.

Steve organized Into the Dark, an exhibit featuring South Dakota artists interpreting and imagining dark matter as a way of understanding the work underway at Sanford Underground Lab in Lead, SD. Read more.

Are you percolating an original art project that needs seed money to get off the ground? Apply for a Sculpture Project Arts Programming Grant.

The grants, up to $5,000, are for art projects of all kinds that connect to The Sculpture Project. Projects need a downtown Rapid City connection, special consideration is given to proposals that include partners and collaborators, and a funding match is required. The final 2014 deadline is June 1.

The application is simple (really!) and can be found here. If you have questions about whether your project fits the criteria or about how to complete the application, please don't hesitate to contact anna@destinationrapidcity.com.

- See more at: http://www.rcsculptureproject.com/blog/on-the-blog-grants.html#sthash.iCHw0Jt5.dpuf

Are you percolating an original art project that needs seed money to get off the ground? Apply for a Sculpture Project Arts Programming Grant.

The grants, up to $5,000, are for art projects of all kinds that connect to The Sculpture Project. Projects need a downtown Rapid City connection, special consideration is given to proposals that include partners and collaborators, and a funding match is required. The final 2014 deadline is June 1.

The application is simple (really!) and can be found here. If you have questions about whether your project fits the criteria or about how to complete the application, please don't hesitate to contact anna@destinationrapidcity.com.

- See more at: http://www.rcsculptureproject.com/blog/on-the-blog-grants.html#sthash.iCHw0Jt5.dpuf

Are you percolating an original art project that needs seed money to get off the ground? Apply for a Sculpture Project Arts Programming Grant.

The grants, up to $5,000, are for art projects of all kinds that connect to The Sculpture Project. Projects need a downtown Rapid City connection, special consideration is given to proposals that include partners and collaborators, and a funding match is required. The final 2014 deadline is June 1.

The application is simple (really!) and can be found here. If you have questions about whether your project fits the criteria or about how to complete the application, please don't hesitate to contact anna@destinationrapidcity.com.

- See more at: http://www.rcsculptureproject.com/blog/on-the-blog-grants.html#sthash.iCHw0Jt5.dpuf

Christine Stewart shared a first draft of Part One of Passage of Wind and Water: A Choral Poem.

Christine writes that this draft is, "Inspired by the work of Mrs. Garrett's sixth-graders (Southwest Middle School) as well as several of the adult participants who have sent me lines, poems, and bits of prose. I have drafted the "wind" section of the choral poem. Several parts seem to be shaping up: stars, water, wind, stone, prairie. I'm eager to collect more submissions, so please send yours as soon as possible."

A choral poem is a poem designed to be read aloud by two or more people in a group setting. This first draft is crafted for three readers. To read the poem,

- See more at: http://www.rcsculptureproject.com/blog/on-the-blog-poem-draft.html#sthash.NYN9dc4F.dpuf

NEWS

Native artists gather at Main Street Square, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, July 23, 2014

A Gathering of People, Wind and Water, Indian Country, July 21, 2014

Second year of carving begins, NewsCenter 1, July 6, 2014

Main Street Square sculptor kicks off year two, Black Hills Fox, July 6, 2014

Performers put new perspective on Sculpture Project, Black Hills Fox, July 1, 2014

Theater production celebrates Sculpture Project, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, June 30, 2014

A renaissance in Rapid City, New York Times, May 6, 2014


 

 


 

 

 


 

 

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