The City of Augusta, through a dedicated SPLOST 7 funded project, is commissioning the creation of three large-scale sculptures at three gateways to the City. The first of these Gateway Sculptures will be placed near the intersection of Riverwatch Parkway and Alexander Drive. The two finalists in the competitive call for artists for this Gateway Sculpture Project will present their concepts to the public and have the opportunity to meet and talk with Augustans. This is an open meeting, and all are encouraged to attend.
Gateway Sculpture Finalists Presentations and Meet & Greet
When: August 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Where: Linda Beazley Room, first floor, Municipal Building at 535 Telfair Street
About the Finalists
Thomas R. Sayre, co-founder of Clearscapes, a multidisciplinary design firm based in Raleigh, NC. Functioning as a sculptor, Mr. Sayre has been involved in the design and construction of numerous projects ranging from children’s museums, historic renovations, art museums, performing arts centers, and both public and private art commissions.
Gregory Johnson, is a sculptor based in Cumming, GA. His work can be seen in numerous museum collections, university collections, and public collections. He has been creating sculpture for the last 50 years, both in traditional and contemporary format.
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