The Greenville Arts Council is proud to host a life casting workshop led by blind sculptor Sharon McConnell-Dickerson on Saturday, September 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with a lunch break at E. E. Bass Cultural Arts Center.
Who is Sharon McConnell-Dickerson?
Sharon McConnell-Dickerson is a blind figurative sculptor, lecturer, speaker, and columnist. Her art work has been featured in numerous exhibitions and is included in museum, university, and private art collections. She currently resides in Como, MS where she works casting the faces of blues musicians from across the Delta. She will be our feature artist for our 2015 Blues Week exhibition on September 11, and her exhibition includes audio and visual components.
What are we going to do?
Sharon McConnell-Dickerson will host a hand casting workshop on September 12, the day following her opening at Bass, to teach you her process of life casting. You will work in teams of two to help one another cast your own hands out of clay. This is a limited opportunity to work one-on-one with an international artist. The prices are $65 for nonmembers, $55 for Delta Artists Association or GAC members, and $50 for DAA members who are also paid members of GAC.
Call 662-332-2246 to sign up.