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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