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Stone Bench Project 2018

July 9 - July 20

| Register: Free

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center will continue the Stone Bench Project for teens in the upcoming 2018 summer season. The Stone Bench Project is open to young people ages 13-19.  Led by Master Sculptor, Nora Valdez, participants will gain a solid skill basis in three-dimensional design, lettering, architectural and sculptural stone working, as well as an appreciation for the industrial history of the Marble Valley region. The two-week session (July 9-13 and 16-20) teaches technical, communication and team-building skills. Rutland area teens are encouraged to apply.  The class is free to selected students and is limited to ten. (the application below may be printed off and returned to the CSSC office).

PROJECT TIMELINE

  • May 25 – Application Due
  • June 18 – Notification of selected candidates
  • July 9-13 – Design, model-making and assemble components of stone bench (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)
  • July 16-20 – Carving and completion of final bench (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)
  • July 20 – Closing Reception

The Stone Bench Project at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center is made possible, through a combination of public and private sources including the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM AND RETURN IT TO THE CARVING STUDIO & SCULPTURE CENTER AT THE ADDRESS BELOW-

 

NAME: _______________________________________________________ DATE: __________________

 

ADDRESS: __________________________________ TOWN: ___________________________________

 

PHONE: ________________________ EMAIL: _______________________________________________

 

PARENT NAME: ________________________ PARENT SIGNATURE: ___________________________

 

WRITE A SHORT ESSAY BELOW, EXPLAINING HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE STONE BENCH PROJECT. INCLUDE SKILLS THAT YOU ALREADY HAVE, AS WELL AS PREVIOUS ARTS EXPERIENCE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Start:
July 9
End:
July 20
Cost:
Free
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Venue

The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center
636 Marble Street
West Rutland, VT 05777 United States
Phone:
(802) 438-2097

Organizer

Nora Valdez