Who Are We?
Calls for Virtual Conference Materials: We are currently seeking:
-submissions for digital presentations (artist talks, demonstrations, studio tours, research, etc)
-images or video of recent works from members and students for an online exhibition.
-Submissions for a year-long outdoor sculpture exhibition at Western NC Sculpture CenterSubmit Content
Beau Lyday: Full-time Sculptor
Beau was born in Athens Georgia. He and his wife now live in an 1840's farmhouse in Valdese, NC, with side by side studios out back. He often makes the joke: "I am a furniture maker with a sculpture problem". He was involved in the furniture industry for 40 years, before becoming really interested in making sculpture. He made his first piece of sculpture about 5 years ago using reclaimed barn wood and rusted tin roofing... Continue Reading
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Kenly Cox: Graduate Student UNC Charlotte
Kenly is from the small town of Olivia, NC and now lives in Concord, NC. She earned an AFA in Fine Arts at Sandhills Community College and then received a BFA in Fine Arts at UNC Chapel Hill in 2019. She is currently working towards a Graduate Certificate in Art Education at UNC Charlotte. Kenly most enjoys working in ceramics, cast iron, and printmaking. Her experience in the field of sculpture is quite diverse, ranging from internships at a number of sculpture organizations as well as artisan / stage-craft positions with playmakers... Continue Reading