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2019 Spring Membership Drive

Mission The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center inspires people of all ages to create three-dimensional art on the grounds of Vermont’s historic West Rutland marble quarries. Vision The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center will be a year-round program of workshops, residencies and exhibitions with studio space that accommodates large and small-scale sculptural expression. The Carving…

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2019 Scholarship Opportunities

Don’t let finances get in the way of taking an inspiring workshop. Scholarships are a unique and supportive way of commemorating contributors to arts education. The New Roads Scholarship was established to encourage exploration of new sculptural media for artistic expression using different materials. The Vinnie Ream Scholarship commemorates the achievements of women sculptors in the U.S. The Gordon Marshall Scholarship is intended…

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Call to Artists- Martin Henry Freeman Memorial

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center seeks artists to design a large-scale portrait bust of Martin Henry Freeman, first African American president of an American college. The marble memorial will become part of the Downtown Rutland Sculpture Trail, a collection of public sculpture planned for completion and placement in this historic Vermont city. This ongoing…

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2019 SUMMER SCULPTURE RESIDENT INTERNSHIPS

Students are invited to apply for a summer internship with the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont, during the 2019 workshop season. Studio interns become part of our dynamic arts education community and enhance their learning experience. Interns benefit from interactions with instructors and participants in up to 30 workshop sessions, as well…

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Call to Artists- Gallery Exhibition Opportunities

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center is accepting applications for one and/or two person exhibits at the on-site gallery for the 2019 season. Shows are 1-2 months in duration. Proposals should include 10-15 images of artwork (in digital format on CD), resume/CV, an artist statement and an SASE for the return of materials, if desired.…

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Artist in Residence Talk by Evan Morse August 15

The marble sculpture of Revolutionary war hero Ann Story is taking shape under the capable hands of Evan Morse, Artist in Residence at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center. The carving will be part of the Downtown Rutland Sculpture Trail. Evan Morse will discuss his work and the challenges presented by large scale sculpture in…

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SculptFest2018 Opening Reception September 8

An exciting group of artists will present sculptural and video installations for SculptFest2018 at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center. The opening reception for the annual exhibition is scheduled for 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Saturday, September 8. Proposals were submitted in response to this year’s theme of “Interdependence.” Guest curator Alisa Dworsky selected site-specific…

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2018 Fine Arts Raffle

TICKETS $50 EACH – ONLY 200 TICKETS! Proceeds support student scholarships at the Carving Studio & Sculpture Center Drawing will be held during SculptFest2018 – Saturday, September 8, 5-8 PM Ticket holders need not be present to win. Selection of prizes will be made by winners in order drawn. PRIZES $1,000 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR YOUR…

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Don Ramey Artist in Residence Talk August 15

WEST RUTLAND, VT- Local sculptor Don Ramey is Artist in Residence at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center for the months of July and August, 2018. He is creating a large scale marble relief sculpture honoring the Vermont volunteers who served in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The carving, part of…

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Artist in Residence Talk by John O’Reilly

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center hosts Connecticut sculptor John O’Reilly as Artist in Residence for the month of August, 2018. John O’Reilly received his MFA from the New York Academy of Art. His sculptures depict animals constructed from the artist’s own imagination, memory, and found images. These works often portray the animals in an…

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