Newsletter Fall 2014

The Third Dimension

Editor: Holly Smith

Letter from the President, Leslie Kaufman

This past year has seen Philadelphia Sculptors expanding into some new territory, taking our art where little art has gone before. No, not outer space, but it almost felt that way. Continue reading to find out more!

But first, to review our activities since our last newsletter: last November, fourteen PS members crossed the river to exhibit our works in "Mixed Messages" at Gloucester County College. Also in November, many of us had a lot of fun (and won prizes!) at our "Artsy Bingo" fundraiser. Thanks to the energetic efforts of Sarah Peoples, Aimee Gilmore, and Jacintha Clark, Rybrew, a local sandwich and beer emporium, was transformed into the setting for lively rounds of bingo and great entertainment from taxidermist and arts personality Beth Beverly, and magician extraordinaire Justin Gilmore.

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Artsy Bingo

5 into 1
by Aimee Gilmore

This year Philadelphia Sculptors' 5 into1 exhibition marks the fifteenth anniversary of its annual student exhibition showcasing the work of two graduating students, with either undergraduate or graduate degrees, from the five local art schools; Moore College of Art & Design, Tyler School of Art, PAFA, The University of the Arts, and the University of Pennsylvania. I was asked by Philadelphia Sculptors president Leslie Kaufman to co-curate this year's exhibition along with fellow 5 into1 alumna, Sarah Peoples (PAFA.). Having been selected as one of Moore's 2013 5 into 1 participants and having recently graduated, I was eager to once again be a part of such a prestigious show, but this time in a much different format.

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