Art in the Park, Worcester 2019

June 8th through September 8th

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These artists were selected by the distinguished selection panel:

Katherine Driscoll, Artist & Professor

Ling-Wen Tsai, Chair Sculpture Department, Maine College of Art

Sara Montross, Curator deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Art in the Park, Worcester and Worcester Public Schools Visual Arts Department Partnership:

Once again Art in the Park partnered with the WPS Visual Arts Department to engage students in grades K-12 in the process - proposal, design, making and installation of exhibiting site-specific work in Elm Park for Art in the Park 2019. The collaboration was designed to provide professional development for the WPS teachers and 3D AP Students at North High School, artist/mentors to classroom teachers and students, and support student efforts to create a site-specific sculptural work for display along with the works of professional artist selected by jurors.

 

Participating Schools:

5th & 6th Grade - Worcester Arts Magnet

6th Grade - Chandler Magnet

3D Design Students - North High School

Students - Jacob Hiatt Magnet

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2019

June 8 - September 8

Presented with the partnership with City of Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks and fiscal sponsorship from Arts & Business Council, Inc. 

Jurors

Katherine Driscoll

Artist & Professor

Ling-Wen Tsai

Chair Sculpture Department

Maine College of Art

Sara Montross

Curator DeCordova

Sculpture Park & Museum

2017

June 11 - September 9

Art in the Park is presented in partnership with the City of Worcester’s Parks Department and ArtsWorcester along with the fiscal sponsorship of the Arts and Business Council, Inc.

Jurors

Lucas Cowan

Public Art Curator

Rose Kennedy Greenway

 

Gary Orlinsky

Sculpture Professor

UMass Amherst, Hampshire College

 

Lynn Simmons

Sculptor

First Place Winner AIPW 2008

 

Art in the Park, Worcester, and Worcester Public Schools Visual Arts Department Partnership

2015

June 14 - October 11

Art in the Park is presented in partnership with the City of Worcester’s Parks Department and ArtsWorcester along with the fiscal sponsorship of the Arts and Business Council, Inc.

Jurors

Susan Cross

Curator of Visual Arts at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA

 

Amy Podmore

Professor and Sculptor at Williams College

 

Steven Siegel

Environmental Sculptor

 

Art in the Park, Worcester and Worcester Public Schools Visual Arts Department Partnership

2013

July 27 - October 13

Art in the Park is presented in partnership with the City of Worcester’s Parks Department and ArtsWorcester along with the fiscal sponsorship of the Arts and Business Council, Inc.

Jurors

Anna Stothart

Curatorial Associate at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston

 

Murray Dewart

Large-scale Boston sculptor

 

John Ventimiglia

Professor Emeritus of Sculpture and Drawing at Maine College of Art

2011

July 30 - October 2

Presented by the Art in the Park, Worcester Committee with support from the Worcester Arts Council, City of Worcester Parks Department, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Elm Park neighborhood businesses and many community volunteers

Jurors

Susan Stoops

Curator of Contemporary Art, Worcester Art Museum

 

Andy Moerlein

Sculptor, Educator and Gallery Manager

 

Dean Snyder

Sculptor, RISD Professor & Graduate Sculpture Department Coordinator

2010

August 5 - October 1

Presented by the Worcester Arts Council with the support of the City of Worcester Park's Department, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Elm Park neighborhood businesses and many community volunteers

Jurors

Nicholas Capasso, Ph.D.

Senior Curator at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts

 

Ann Jon

Executive Director at SculptureNow

 

Pamela R. Tarbell

Owner/Director Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH

2009

August 6 - October 4

Presented by the Worcester Cultural Commission, funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council with support from Park Spirit and the City of Worcester Dept. of Public Works & Parks

Jurors

Michael Hachey

Worcester State University

 

Beth McLaughlin

Attleboro Museum

 

Ellen Driscoll

Sculptor and Professor at RISD

2008

July 1 - October 5

Gallery Presented by The Worcester Cultural Commission and the City of Worcester

Jurors

Pieranna Cavalchini

Curator of Contemporary Art,

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

 

Susan Cross

Curator, Mass MOCA

 

Facilitated by The UrbanArts Institute at Massachusetts

College of Art and Design

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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