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Exhibit – ARTINA 2021: Balancing Acts
Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Open daily from dawn until dusk
A juried exhibit featuring 12 original works created by 10 local artists who are members of the Washington Sculptors Group. The sculptures are exhibited throughout the grounds of Sandy Spring Museum.
In this exhibit, artists respond to the concept of balance, which is a dynamic force of nature and constantly in flux. The world is out of kilter, with natural as well as social systems listing to extremes. “What we need,” we say, “is balance; balance must be restored.” But what do we mean by “balance” and what is our relationship to it? What has the chaos of the past year taught us about the human need for balance? Can we ever achieve balance or is it an elusive chimera?
This is the fifth sculpture garden hosted jointly by Washington Sculptors Group and Sandy Spring Museum.
Struggle (1) and Within a Dark Forest (2) by Adam Bradley
Dean (1) and Olympia (2) by Annie Farrar
Balance of Industry and Nature, Vulnerability of Nature by Stephanie Garon
Unearthing the Roots by Dalya Luttwak
On the Edge by Mary Opasik
About to Fly by Sookkyung Park
Coextensive Coexistance by Marc Robarge
Mother Earth II by Belen Sorzana
Balance Counterbalance by Veronica Szalus
Accident by Ira Tattelman
About the Juror
Twylene Moyer, editor of Sculpture magazine, has published in a wide range of periodicals, monographs, and catalogues. She is the co-editor of five books on contemporary sculpture, including The New Earthwork: Art, Action, Agency. In addition to serving as a juror for a variety of shows, she curated “Insight Out” and “Disintegration,” two exhibitions of site-specific, outdoor works for the Arlington Arts Center.