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  • First Friday of the Stone/ Iron Symposium

    First Friday of the Stone/ Iron Symposium

    The apple trees in the orchard here at Pedvale are in full bloom. This is a fantastic venue for sculpture and a complete delight to the senses. In the stone yard adjacent to the orchard  are two crates sent from Buffalo by Ken Payne. The big Bull Ladle , refractory …

  • The iron/Stone Symposium has officially started!

    The iron/Stone Symposium has officially started!

    I took the opportunity early this morning to walk through this beautiful Sculpture Park before the work of the symposium begins for the second day. Ojars Feldberg’s goal to place sculpture in nature is succeeding at every level. As one walks through the Park natural forms and sculptures complete for …

  • Iron / Stone Symposium begins!

    After  about 24 hours of somewhat irritating travel I have arrived  at Pedvale Open Air Museum and Sculpture Park to start working with a diverse group of artists on creating major new sculptures for the collection.  This is all a run-up to the 7th  International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron …

  • Another video

    Don’t even know what this is about! Another sentence

  • Delta State Interview

    Delta State Interview

    This interview was made  during the installation of a sculpture at Delta State University in Cleveland Mississippi.

  • Iron casting

    Iron casting

    I’ve been casting iron for thirty years as part of my work as a sculptor and as part of my teaching. Some aspects of this activity are covered in this video.  

  • 7th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art (ICCCA)

    7th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art (ICCCA)

    For More information please visit Iron Conference Home   /   Steering Committee STEERING COMMITTEE September 26, 2013 · by admin · in Conference News Directors Ojārs Feldbergs Director, Open-Air Museum at Pedvale, LV pedvale(at)pedvale(dot)lv Tamsie Ringler Associate Professor of Sculpture, St. Catherine University, MN, US tamsie(at)spiritone(dot)com Kārlis Alainis Teacher of Sculpture, Latvian Academy of Art, LV karlis(dot)alainis(at)lma(dot)lv Advisory …

  • Sample post #4

    Sample post #4

    Detail of stainless steel sculpture with QR Code.

  • Sample Post #3

    Sample Post #3

    Detail of cast iron vessel.

  • video post about “Fluke” from an observor

    video post about “Fluke” from an observor

  • Drawing Working Symposium

    “Technologies of Drawing” Huddersfield, Great Britain 2. – 28 August 2011 In cooperation with the University of Huddersfield The University of Huddersfield and the European organisation “sculpture network” selected 15 artists to work in university studios for four days, with an aim to enquire about and represent the idea of drawing across …

  • photos from an article in the Telegraph.com.au for Sculpture by the Sea

    photos from an article in the Telegraph.com.au for Sculpture by the Sea

    Sculpture by the Sea arrives on the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk SHAE MCDONALD WENTWORTH COURIER WENTWORTH COURIER OCTOBER 24, 2013 3:34PM Installing a work on the rocks below Marks Park. Source: News Limited   Rox De Luca with her sculpture “Saved” at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea. Picture: DAVE SWIFTSource: News Limited …

  • PRESCO SUPPORTS THE ARTS AND IS IN THE ART OF BUSINESS

    PRESCO SUPPORTS THE ARTS AND IS IN THE ART OF BUSINESS

    MAY 2, 2014 BY MICHAEL MCMINN FILED UNDER THE PRESCO MARK BLOG Recently I spoke with Artist and Sculptor Carl Billingsley, an artist Presco supported with a stake flag donation, about Art and Business. After the initial interaction with Carl and supporting him with Presco stake flags for his installation at Sculpture by the …