June 7, Sculpture show at Wells Reserve at Laudholm

The following show will be a great excuse to take a ride to beautiful Wells. I will be represented with 2 sculptures.

I am looking forward to seeing you there.

Antje Roitzsch

Sentinel III by Gary Haven Smith
June LaCombe Sculpture
POWER OF PLACE
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Wells, Maine
Opening Reception Wednesday June 7th from 4:30-6:30pm
Music by Los Galactacos
 
Coastal rolling fields and woodland trails offer dramatic settings for 65 outdoor sculptures in granite, steel, marble and bronze by New England artists.


 
Dave Allen, Anne Alexander, Lise Becu, John Bowdren, Ray Carbone, Kate Cheney Chappell, Miles Chapin, Dan Dowd, Peter Dransfield, Paul Heroux, Mark Herrington, Andreas von Huene, Eugene Koch, Wendy Klemperer, Cabot Lyford, Jean Noon, Jac Ouellette, Roy Patterson, Meg Brown Payson, Mark Pettegrow, Patrick Plourde, Stephen Porter, Antje Roitzsch, Constance Rush, Cat Schwenk, George Sherwood, Gary Haven Smith, Jordan Smith, Cynthia Stroud, Sharon Townshend, Digby Veevers-Carter, Dan West, Melita Westerlund, John Wilkinson, Joyce Audy Zarins.
 June LaCombe SCULPTURE 
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Sculpture Shows, May 20th and June 7th

Bring Art into your life- Enjoy wonderful 3 dimensional sculptural work.

On May 20th you have a chance to visit the beautiful sculpture garden at Hawk Ridge Farm for “Embracing Earth”. A number of my pieces are included in the show.  The image below is “Spring Series #1”, a piece that is hammered out of a flat sheet of copper.

I look forward to meeting you at the opening. Or you will enjoy a stroll through the wooded sculpture path at any other time you can make it. More information is below.

Another sculpture show “Power of Place” will open on June 7th in Wells Reserve at Laudholm Wells. I am still working on a piece that will be included in that show. I can’t wait to finish it and have you be able to see and interact with it.

Enjoy the slow coming spring.  Antje

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New work by Gary Haven Smith
EMBRACING EARTH
Hawk Ridge Farm Pownal, Maine
May 20th – July 23rd, 2017
May Wine Opening Reception 
Saturday, May 20 th 4:30-6:30pm
with Steve Lindsay at the piano
Sculpture by New England artists shown in country home and gardens and along woodland trail.   

Sunday afternoon open houses from 1pm-4pm.

   

Maple Tree talks listed on website. Open by Appointment. 
Save the Dates
 
GARY HAVEN SMITH
Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit,  Maine
May 1st – October 31st, 2017
POWER OF PLACE
Wells Reserve at Laudholm Wells, Maine
May 26th – October 16th, 2017
Opening Reception Wednesday, June 7  th 4:30-6:30pm


June LaCombe SCULPTURE 

New copper sculpture

It has been fun finishing this copper sculpture “Phoenix”.

The new exploration for me was to figure out how to let the piece rotate in the base.  To achieve this, I carved the base out of cement and inserted tubing and ball bearings.

You can find videos on my FB page.

Now I am creating a larger 5.5 foot version in steel.

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New Sculpture is started

The first curves are bend. The two main rods are welded together. I was thrilled that the welder worked excellent. I have not used it in such a long time- and I remembered how to weld. I was a little worried I might have forgotten. 

The gesture is outlined temporarily with copper tube. This is giving me a  rough guide to fill out the leaves with the steel rods to come. A few of which are tacked in place below.

Sculpture found a new home

New Leaf 2 had been exhibited during the Fall show at Hawk Ridge Farm.  June LaComb curated the show on the beautiful woods trail.

I am excited to hear that it found a new home and so much interest that I was commissioned to create another similar one. This will be a fun project before it gets too cold to work outside.  In fact I have more curvy  shapes floating through my mind and hope to have enough time to play with more forms.  First I will order some steel!

New Leaf 2, made out of steel rod

side view

installed at Hawk Ridge, Maine

New Leaf 2 dimensions are about 5 x 3 x 2′

the patina is beautiful orangy rust