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Event Archive - Sculpture Splash: Melanie Furtado, Kent Laforme, Christa Rossner, Scott Gillies

Fri. September 18th 2015 - Sun. September 20th 2015 @  Macaulay Point Park, 1101 Munro St., Esquimalt BC (All Ages)
Free

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Visual Arts:
Sculpture Splash is a free two-day sculpture exhibition at beautiful Macaulay Point Park. Join us for a spectacular weekend of outdoor art in this ruggedly beautiful ocean-side park.

Over 70 pieces of sculpture created by amazing local artists will be exhibited against the backdrop of the Olympic Mountains, on Buxton Green and Fleming Beach.

Catch Victoria Harbour Ferries from Steamship Terminal directly to/from Sculpture Splash at Macaulay Point. $10/adult - one way

Come and enjoy the free demonstrations. Take a stone, clay or wood sculpture class with one of our fabulous local artists. Lots of food, community, and fun activities for the kids, too!

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Melanie Furtado (Classical Figurative Clay Sculpture)

Melanie Furtado is a contemporary realist sculptor working in Victoria BC. She works with live models to create portraits and figures in clay that are rooted in traditional techniques and draw inspiration from the human experience. Melanie graduated from Victoria College of Art in April 2011 with a Fine Arts Diploma and Certification in Mold-Mak... more info

Kent Laforme (Stonecarving)

I work exclusively with stone as that is my connection to the earth. Sculpture is my connection with myself. I'm interested in the evolution of stonecarving from ancient Buddhist sculpture to Michelangelo, to Noguchi. My work uses the energy of the material and inherent characteristics of the stones in abstract sculptures. more info

Scott Gillies

Scott Gillies, originally from Viking, Alberta, now lives in the Strawberry Vale district of Vancouver Island. After completing a science degree in Forestry from the UofA, Scott worked in the Forestry industry for six years taking him to Northern BC, Alberta, Northern Ontario and Missouri. This science background and appreciation for nature was a c... more info