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Monumental Fire Sculpture

Under Construction: October 17, 2012 through November 2, 2012
Where: Perfomance Green in Downtown Cary across from Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
Firing Event: November 2, 2012 at 10 p.m.; Free and open to the public

Fire Sculpture example photoSculptor and ceramic artist Nina Hole will conclude her three-week Artist Residency at Cary Arts Center with monumental “Firing” of a clay sculpture created by community participants and ceramic artists from around the Triangle. The Ceramic Arts Studio located in the Cary Arts Center will be the support hub for the project as the sculpture takes shape over the course of three weeks.

Community partners include Cary Visual Art and numerous schools and universities in the area.

About the Artist

Danish artist Nina Hole has garnered world attention for her unique Fire Sculptures that are created on site. The final “burning” of the sculpture that takes the clay from a pliable material to a permanent clay/brick sculpture is a process that is best described as an “You have to be there” event. This international artist has created Fire Sculptures around the world most recently they have taken place in Brazil, Korea, Mexico, Sweden and New York City. For examples of her work, visit http://www.ninahole.com/.

Contact

Denise Dickens
Public Art Coordinator
(919) 465-4791
denise.dickens@townofcary.org

Andi Dees
Ceramic Arts Specialist
(919) 380-4231
andi.dees@townofcary.org