Articles About sculpture

  • The buddha’s cold smile

    Chris Glaser's snow buddha sits patiently and at peace in the cold, as only the buddha could do. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local artist and contractor Chris Glaser took advantage of nature’s building materials last week when he sculpted a likeness of a meditative Buddha from snow and ice.

  • Sculptor Alice Robrish— Exploring identity with ceramics

    Local sculptor Alive Robrish’s new show, “Who are We?” will open at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street on Friday, June 14. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    On June 14, Alice Robrish’s show, “Who Are We?,” will open at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street.

  • Art casts a hopeful shadow on schools

    A few weeks ago a ghostly new figure appeared on the south side of Mills Lawn, The structure, entitled Triple Shadow Double Frame, was designed to use art to get students to wonder about the world around them.

  • Spirit in the wood

    Mural artist and sculptor Greg Ackers is about 40 hours into a rendering of snow owls, a dog and feathers from a massive tree stump. (Photo by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Greg Ackers, a mural artist and sculptor from Delaware, Ohio, is about 40 hours into a rendering of snow owls, a dog and feathers from a massive tree stump.

  • Sculptor inspired by clay, politics

    Local sculptor Alice Robrish is shown in her Dayton Street studio, where she’s working on a series of busts of Afghan schoolgirls.

    The building on Dayton Street looks like an unassuming garage, set well back from the street. Look closely, though, and you might notice the tables and shelves inside. This is in fact an artist’s studio, converted from a garage to a work space by local sculptor Alice Robrish.

  • An ancient art lives on in YS

    Michel Zurbuchen is shown carving in his studio, Sculptor’s Emporium, which is located in Millworks. Zurbuchen offers classes to those interested in learning the art of stone carving, which he says is not that difficult. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    At his booth at the June Street Fair, Michel Zurbuchen sets out two benches with a stone at each, plus tools and safety glasses, and encourages all who are interested to try carving for themselves. People who had never considered taking a hammer and chisel to rock find they don’t want to stop.

  • Hudson sculpture honors firefighters

    Local sculptor Jon Barlow Hudson has created public art for more than 30 years, his works of swirling stone and steel spread around the globe. But his latest design for a public sculpture is unlike any before — honoring those who died fighting fires and saving lives.

  • Sculptor’s legacy set in stone, bronze, iron, etc.

    Sculptor Jon Hudson stands before his latest installation, Synchronicity X: I Am the Light of the World. The 16-foot tall, 27 ton, granite and mirror stainless steel sculpture was commissioned for the recently completed Center for Biblical and Theological Study on the campus of Cedarville University.

    An artist’s inspiration can come from anywhere — the angelic face of a sleeping child, a vibrant color from a neighbor’s garden, or perhaps the unique perspective of a somersaulting motorcyclist after connecting head-on with an oncoming car.