Sunday, 5 July 2015

#649 The National Sculpture Society Celebration in Philadelphia

Trish and I just returned from Philadelphia where the annual National Sculpture Society Celebration was held last weekend.  We enjoyed the exciting, informative, and art-filled event with fellow sculptors, friends, and patrons.

For more information about NSS and the Honors and Awards Dinner, go to

Below, are images from Saturday morning's wildly popular speed sculpting event which was enjoyed by all.

Bart Walter enlarges a Secretary Bird from his small wax model, created in Africa.

Amy Kann

Kent Ullberg modeled a head study of a taxidermy mount of a Lynx.

Christopher Smith

 As the speed sculpt begins, Sandy and Walter Matia discuss the similarities between a Tawny and a Barred Owl.

Paul Rhymer, Sandy, and the taxidermy mount of a Tawny Owl which served as our model.

Below, are more images and memories from the 2015 annual National Sculpture Society Celebration in Philadelphia.

 Sandy with Gary Lee Price

Bob Jewell, Board Member of NSS and President and Director of Brookgreen Gardens.

Gordon Alt, John Sisko, Nina Akamu

Kent Ullberg and Robin Salmon, Curator of Sculpture at Brookgreen Gardens and Board Member of NSS.

Joan and Jim Jennewein, Gwen Marcus, and Sandy

More info and images about the National Sculpture Society celebration will be in next Wednesday's blog.

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Blog, text, photos, drawings, and sculpture . . . © Sandy Scott and Trish

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