Tri State Sculptors Association

Promoting public awareness and appreciation for sculpture in the VA, NC, and SC areas

2021 TSS Fall Conference

  • 30 Sep 2021
  • 3:00 PM (EDT)
  • 3 Oct 2021
  • 12:30 PM (EDT)
  • Clearwater Arts Center and Studios, Concord, NC
  • 452

Registration

  • This option is for all TSS Members who register for the conference before Sept. 15
  • This option for current TSS members who register after Sept. 15, and covers the cost of admission for all of the Conference Events.
  • This option covers the admission cost of one day's events for TSS Members
  • This option covers cost of admission for Saturday's events for TSS Members
  • This option is for current TSS student members who register before Sept. 15
  • This option is for current TSS student members who register after Sept. 15
  • This covers the cost of admission for Friday's events for Student TSS Members
  • This covers the cost of admission for Saturday's events for TSS Student Members

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The Tri State Sculptors 43rd Annual Conference is happening in person, and is being cohosted by

ClearWater Arts, Concord NC  

&  

UNC Chalotte

Thursday, September 30 - Sunday, October 3

Tri State Sculptors and ClearWater Arts are excited to host the 43rd Annual Sculpture Conference IN PERSON this coming fall!

We are looking forward to being able to gather together with all of you - please plan to come out! 

Find more information about this year's conference plans, the keynote speaker, and ways that you can get involved by clicking this link:

 ClearWater Arts Center and Studios ( ClearWater Arts and Concord are just Northeast of Charlotte) contains artist studios, galleries, a wide green space and a variety of  multipurpose spaces, indoors and outdoors that can accommodate many types of sculptural activities and presentations.  Electrical service and some folding chairs / tables can be provided.  If you need more info/have questions about the site, please contact Sarah Gay, ClearWater Coordinator and Conference Host, at gays@concordnc.gov.

More Info About the Conference

Click Here to Register

 (you must use the same email address that was used to join TSS when registering!)

Hotel Info: 2 options outlined below

Option 1: Deadline for booking at reduced group rate is Sept. 21

Sleep Inn & Suites at Concord Mills

7821 Gateway Lane, Concord, NC, 28027, US

The link above will take you to their main webpage (for general info); the link below, will take you to our discounted-rate reservation page for Tri State.

Use the link below to book your room. 

There are 20 Queen/ double, and 5 King/ single bed rooms, per night, in this reservation.

Located near Concord Mills Mall (midway between ClearWater/ Downtown Concord, and UNC-Charlotte campus; also near the NASCAR Speedway and Z-Max drag race course).

Note, the discount booking deadline for this hotel is Sept. 17th.

Any rooms in the reserved block that are not reserved by Sept. 17th will revert to their standard rate.

This hotel IS open to adding any rooms still available, to our block discount reservation if we max it out. Conference attendees should let us know if you try to reserve, but learn that the max # of rooms under the reservation are already taken;  we may be able to still add rooms depending on the date.  Similarly, if you want a different type than is still available (say, a queen /double but only king singles are still left), we may be able to switch out room types.

https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/OJ63A7

Option 2: Deadline for booking at reduced group rate is Sept. 25

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Concord (Kannapolis), NC

580 Dickens Place NE
Concord, NC 28025

(704) 793-6777


The link above will take you to their main webpage (for general info);

Please call the hotel and book under (Tristate Sculptors Association) to get the discounted rate. 

The discounted price on rooms at this hotel, is $115.00/ night, for a standard single King or standard double Queen;

There are 20 Queen/ double, and 7 King/ single bed rooms, per night, in this reservation,

as well as:

7 King suites, and 6 Queen double suites;

... the suites' discounted rate is $130.00 /night.

Located north of Concord, NC's downtown, off Copperfield Ave; just 5 miles from ClearWater and just off I-85 highway.

Note, the discount booking deadline for this hotel is Sept. 15th.

Any rooms in the reserved block that are not reserved by Sept. 15th, will revert to their standard rate.

This hotel IS open to adding any rooms still available, to our block discount reservation if we max it out. Conference attendees should let us know if you try to reserve, but learn that the max # of rooms under the reservation are already taken;  we may be able to still add rooms depending on the date.  Similarly, if you want a different type than is still available (say, a queen /double but only king singles are still left), we may be able to switch out room types.

Campgrounds:

A list of local campgrounds can be found at this web address:

https://www.visitcabarrus.com/places-to-stay/campgrounds-rv-parks-cabarrus-county/




Tristate Sculptors Education Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. 

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Have Questions?

For questions regarding membership, scholarship applications, or conference planning please contact tssculptors@gmail.com

If you wish to contact a board member directly, visit the member's profile in the directory for more direct links.


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