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 show: Autumn at Hawk Ridge Farm 2016

uprising_at_hawkridge

Some of you might be aware of the sculpture show curated by June LaCombe, Autumn at Hawk Ridge Farm.

Here is the link to images of the sculpture show: Autumn at Hawk Ridge. Please browse through them.  It is not the same as seeing them first hand in nature.  But you will get an idea of the great diversity of sculptural expression.

You can see my sculptures in the company of so many great pieces by about 30 Maine artists.  My sculptures are images # 13, 28 and 81.

Here is a photo I took of “Uprising” on the sculpture path.  This is the first time this piece is installed in the woods.  I always had it in open spaces.  See what you think and let me know.

And as a preview, I am inspired to work on different shapes and forms and created the first model in copper. It also can stand as a smaller sculpture by itself.  Just in case I want to play in a bigger scale, I might leave my bending tools in a different spot for the winter, so they will not be covered by big snowbanks.  Well, it depends on how cold it will get this winter.

Enjoy the turn of the season and keep beauty in your life.

spiral_model

Spiral Shape 

 

 

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

Video of Antje

In this video Antje is talking about her art: Bronze sculptures and pendants, Foldform jewelry and sculpture, outdoor sculptures and the connection to the heart and her other passion; Massage Therapy.

Feather Dance

This is a new sculpture, done in May 2012 and installed at the Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay.  The show “Wings” was curated by June LaComb.

model for Feather Dance

Feather Dance done

with rust patina

I think it ended up being about 7 x 3 x 3′

Feather Dance installed at Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay

Me and Feather Dance