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).
- 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.