Works can be in any medium, must be suitable for outdoors, and may be functional or non-functional. The Sculpture Walk will be curated by Catherine Murray, Sculpture Artist and Professor Emeritus at ETSU.
The sculptures for this year’s program will be installed separately over several months. Two from artist Jim Gallucci are already in place downtown. 'Divine Wind' is located in the Netherland Inn Circle and 'Whisper Bench' can be found on New Street behind the Regions bank building.
Kingsport’s Office of Cultural Arts will hold a second roundtable discussion this evening on the city’s Public Art Master Plan. Once crafted, the plan will be the city’s guiding document on the types of public art the city would like to embrace.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos of the outdoor sculptures in and around Downtown Kingsport. The photos were taken and submitted by Kingsport's Rick Currie. Some are permanent parts of the city's landscape; others are part of the annual
Seven new pieces and an existing favorite are now part of the Kingsport Sculpture Walk this year, curated by Hank Foreman of Appalachian State University. Sculpture Walk X is in the downtown area and most of the new pieces can be seen on New Street.
Kingsport and Bristol received submissions from 54 different artists with over 100 different sculptures to choose from. The sculptures will be on display through September 2016.