The Texas Society of Sculptors announced the award winners for its 13th Annual Summer Show at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., on Aug. 15. A video of the award presentations, including views of the winning pieces, is available at library.georgetown.org/tsos-awards.
Library Director Sally Miculek presented the Librarians’ Choice and People’s Choice awards. She then introduced the awards juror for the summer sculpture show: Graeme Durant, assistant curator at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum.
Durant presented the awards for first, second, and third places, as well as three honorable mentions.
Award winners are:
People’s Choice: “And He Did Ride” by Ronnie Wells
Librarians’ Choice: “Carol’s Bouquet” by Ken Law
First Place: “Rapunzel’s Tower Under the Full Moon” by Valérie Chaussonnet
Second Place: “1.618” by Evan Horne
Third Place: “Pirate’s Woman” by James R. Woodruff
Honorable mention: “Ready for Takeoff” by Dar Richardson
Honorable mention: “Jave” by Ken Law
Honorable mention: “Laugh, You Jester. You Are Not Allowed to Cry” by Czes Sornat
Each award is accompanied by a cash prize. The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board provided a total of $2,200 to fund the awards.
The Texas Society of Sculptors 13th Summer Sculpture Show in the Georgetown Public Library lasts through Sept. 17. This exhibit, hosted by the library with sponsorship from the City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board, features 78 works of sculpture by 40 artists.
“The Georgetown Public Library offers an excellent environment for viewing art, most of which are available for purchase,” Miculek said. “We are thrilled to once again have this exhibit and hope even more library patrons will come visit to see these stunning pieces while they’re still in our community.”
For more information about this year’s exhibit and events, contact Technical Services Librarian Dana Hendrix at firstname.lastname@example.org or TSOS Exhibit Coordinator Linda Wilde at email@example.com.