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NEXT MONTH: Sculpture X Symposium @ WSU, 20-31 July

July 20–31, 2015
150 Art Building
Detroit, MI 48202

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University (WSU) is providing one-day mobile sculpture workshops for participants at various community sites in Detroit, July 20 – 31, 2015. Students from the Carr Center Jazz Ensemble will perform during the workshops.

Workshop participants will learn basic 3-D design fundamentals, create abstract sculptures out of random materials using an assemblage technique, and paint their compositions one color to get a better sense of their compositions.

The workshops will accommodate 10–15 participants, ages 12–18 years old.  All materials will be provided by the Department of Art and Art History, WSU.

The sculptures created during the workshops will be collected by the instructor and exhibited at the department’s Art Department Gallery, WSU, September 11–October 23, 2015, and will be returned after the exhibition closes. A public reception for the exhibition will be held on Friday, September 11, 5-8PM.

The exhibition will be on view for the community, and for guests who will be attending the Sculpture X Symposium, a symposium hosted by the Department of Art and Art History, WSU, October 9-10, 2015. The symposium will include artists from around the country who will be participating in exhibitions, lectures, and panel discussions throughout the tri-county area. More information about the symposium can be found at the following link:

July 20, 1-5PM: Farwell Recreation Center
July 21, 1-5PM: Mack Alive
July 22, 1-5PM: Clemente Recreation Center
July 23, 1-5PM: Adams Butzel Recreation Center (Lyndon)
July 27, 1-5PM: Patton Community Center
July 28, 1-5PM: Butzel Recreation Center (Kercheval)
July 29, 1-5PM: Clark Park Coalition
July 31, 1-5PM: Soul Harvest Ministries

Poetry & Prints workshop YouTube video, Summer, 2014

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Sculpture X Symposium Facebook page:

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History is a division of Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, educating the next generation of visual artists, designers and art historians. Wayne State University, located in the heart of Detroit’s midtown cultural center, is a premier urban research university offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 28,000 students.