Tri State Sculptors Association


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Virginia Tyler: "Tribute to the God Tree II"
Virginia Tyler: "Tribute to the God Tree II"
Allan Weaver: "Bladefish"
Ann Melanie: "Aspiration"
Austin Sheppard: "21 tales"
Austin Sheppard: "1,460 Self Inflicted Wounds"
Beau Lyday: "Gothic Meditation"
Beau Lyday: Detail view of "When the Spirit Soars"
Travis Donovan: "Cruise"
Travis Donovan: "Shovel (Norwall Floral)"
Frankie Flood: "Piecemaker/Peacemaker Pizza Cutter"
Frankie Flood: "Ribi Pizza Cutter"
Grace Cathey: "Life of the Monarch"
Grace Cathey: "Wolves at Play"
James Johnson
James Johnson
Jane Jaskevich: "Alexis"
Jane Jaskevich: "Calcite Stag"
Jeff Kiefer: "Today's Dreams"
Jeff Kiefer: "Twirl"
Kate Vogel and John Littleton: "Celebrating Muskegon"
Kate Vogel and John Littleton: "Celebrating Muskegon, close-up at night"
Michael Hough
Michael Hough
Michael Morris
Michael Morris: "Smooth"
Naomi Falk
Naomi Falk
Alison Pack: "A Moment On The Lips, Forever On The Hips"
Alison Pack: "Whoops, I Lost My Cherry"
Paul Foley
Paul Foley
Peter Rubino: "Adam and Eve"
Peter Rubino: "Nurture"
Phillip Harrison: "Triumph of the Human Spirit"
Phillip Harrison
Scott Harris
Scott Harris
Zachary Smith-Johnson
Zachary Smith-Johnson
Brittany Sondberg: "Before You Go"
Brittany Sondberg: "Steel Swing"
Andi Steele: "Emanate"
Andi Steele: "Genesis"
Stephen Kishel
Stephen Kishel
Adam Adcock: "Tectonic Shift"
Adam Adcock: "Up From Within"
Vandorn Hinnant: "Monument to Leadership"
Vandorn Hinnant: "Together We Rise"
Wayne Vaugn: "The Drawing"
Wayne Vaugn: "Fenster"

Who Are We?

  • We are a network of Sculptors and Sculpture Enthusiasts who learn new skills together, share ideas,  collaborate on projects, exhibit together, and watch each other grow old.

  • Our organization was started in 1978 by sculptors in NC, SC, and VA; hence the name TriState.  Since then the organization has grown and currently represents a broader portion of the Southeastern US.  Anyone is welcome to become a member
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT


Austin Sheppard:  Sculptor, Technician, and Educator

Born and raised in southeast North Carolina. 6  years ago,  Austin moved back to the family farm to make work, and wound up getting a job at UNC Pembroke, where he currently works as a Studio Technician and Part-Time Lecturer.

"My work straddles a line between the permanence of traditional sculpture and the impermanence of performance-based occurrences, unified by the objectified, yet malleable human body. Heavily influenced by shaman-like ritualism and pagan guising, I seek sustainability by incorporating both natural and reclaimed man-made materials. Through observation, omen-reading, and the search for the Celtic Otherworld, it is my goal to re-establish a fractured relationship with nature."

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NEWSFLASH


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Call for Entries for the 36th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Boone, NC

Application deadline: Feb. 25, 2022


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Entries Sought for 16th Annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

North Charleston, SC.

Submission Deadline Feb. 25, 2022

$1250 Honorarium + Award money up to $1000

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The Town of Waxhaw, NC is seeking qualified artists and proposals for a public sculpture project.

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2022

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Carolina Bronze East Gallery is looking for Art Submissions

Exhibition Dates: Feb. 12 -Feb. 20, 2022

Deadline for Entries: Jan 14, 2022

Click here for more details and entry form

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Join the Women's Caucus for Art

Carolinas Chapter

The Women's Caucus for Art is celebrating its 50th year in 2022.

To join you must become a member of the national WCA, and then choose NSC as your chapter.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

 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

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