The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded Austin sculptor Mary Morse the first prize award in the 2017-18 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the busy Georgetown Cultural District. Morse won for her piece “Kite,” a bronze piece that depicts a woman on a beach gazing up into the sky.
Second Prize went to Anthony St. James for his piece “Freshwater Cowgirl,” a steel sculpture depicting a swimming mermaid holding a blue butterfly.
The seven other sculptures receiving honorable mentions include:
Cindy Debold, “Imagination”
Peter Mangan, “Blood Brother”
Sun McColgin, “Thor’s Hammer” and “Tanzanian Torpedo”
Dan Pogue, “Mystic Flight”
Jay Schaan, “Ladder Man”
Dave Speer, “Barn Martian”
The board selected these nine sculpture pieces from a total of 41 pieces submitted for consideration by 21 artists. Sculptures will remain on display through October.
Five of the works are installed on Main Street and four are located outside the Ninth Street entrance to the Georgetown Public Library, including “Kite” and “Freshwater Cowgirl.”
For more information, including a map of the sculpture tour and images of the sculptures, visit arts.georgetown.org/art/sculpture-tour.