Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Twentieth Anniversary Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

May 2019 - May 2020

Juror: Bill Brown

Curator: Mary Anne Redding

Rosen Sculpture Walk
Followed by Awards Reception

Saturday, July 27, 2019
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free event

The Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition is a national, juried competition presented annually by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. To celebrate the 33rd anniversary of this inspiring installation, join competition juror Bill Brown on an educational outdoor tour of the ten selected pieces from this year’s competition. The tour concludes at the Schaefer Center with an awards reception. In addition to the ten sculptures, tan additional work of sculpture will be installed at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM).

The Rosen Sculpture Walk will take place rain or shine. In the event of heavy rain, a presentation including images of the sculptures will be held indoors at the Schaefer Center.

About the Juror

Bill Brown is a sculptor and painter who lives and works in Linville, North Carolina. His sculptures are featured in many private and public collections and have appeared in numerous exhibitions and invitationals in museums and galleries across the United States. Brown has participated in artists’ residences at Penland School of Crafts, the Vermont Studio Center and the Windgrove Center in Australia. He often shares his extensive knowledge of sculpture at various conferences and educational facilities. Brown’s sculpture series, “Refugee” is currently featured at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Gallery B.

About the Curator

Mary Anne Redding is the curator and creative director of the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University. Mary Anne has more than thirty-years-experience working as a curator, archivist, librarian, educator, and arts administrator. Prior to joining the Turchin Center, Redding was the Curator of the Marion Center for Photographic Arts and the Chair of the Photography Department at Santa Fe University of Art & Design. Previously, she was the Curator of Photography for the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum.

She holds a B.A. in English Literature from Ohio University, an M.A. in Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, an M.L.S. from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, as well as an advanced certificate in Museum Studies from Arizona State University. She has written and published numerous essays on photography and contemporary art and also actively guest curates exhibitions at museums around the country.

Since the summer of 2014, at Appalachian State University, Redding has curated the organization’s numerous exhibitions including associated programming. She has worked closely with the university's Department of Art, Appalachian Studies and a wide variety of other campus and community groups to make gallery resources available to all.

Exhibits 1 - 11 of 11

Fiddlehead

Fiddlehead
Steel

David Boyajian

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Learn to Fly

Learn to Fly
Stainless steel and steel

Brian Glaze

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Back Home Again

Back Home Again
Stainless steel

Derek Chalfant

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Earth, Water, Fire, Wind

Earth, Water, Fire, Wind
Steel and paint

Hanna Jubran

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
When the Spirits Soar

When the Spirits Soar
Metal and wood

Beau Lyday

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Merlin’s Compass

Merlin’s Compass
Fabricated and painted aluminum

Robert Coon

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Child’s Play Revisited

Child’s Play Revisited
Cast bronze, steel

Shawn Morin

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

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A Memorial

A Memorial
Stainless steel

Bob Doster

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Rybee House

Rybee House
Stained, painted and varnished wood

Stephen Klema

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now
Adam Meets Eve

Adam Meets Eve
Fabricated and cast bronze, steel, cast glass, granite

Glenn Zweygardt

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

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Articulated History

Articulated History
Stainless steel, bronze

Derek Chalfant

33rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2019-2020)

On Display Now

Exhibits 1 - 11 of 11

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