SculptFest 2019

27th Annual SculptFest Show   

April 26 – 28, 2019 at Centennial Plaza, 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock

Join us in celebrating the Texas Society of Sculptor’s 27th SculptFest!  On behalf of our hosts, the Texas Society of Sculptors, Deep in the Heart Foundry and the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture, welcome to SculptFest 2019.

SculptFest will feature over 60 artists from across the United States.  We are pleased to announce to have artists from 12 states represented this year, plus 11 top Native American sculptors exhibiting at SculptFest – many were students of Allan Houser. The extended exhibition on Centennial Plaza in April 2019 will include sculptures created by members of the Indigenous Sculptors Society and, Cliff Fragua, of Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico David L. Deming, of Cleveland and Candyce Garrett, of Taos, New Mexico who will be featured artists during SculptFest.  The festival also will include sculpture demonstrations, stone carving, 3D printing of sculptures, bronze pouring, a children’s art-in-action area, food trucks and music.

Participating 2019 Sculpture Artists:

 

SculptFest exhibitors will be surrounded by the exhibit of 18 large Allan Houser sculptures. Allan Houser, an American Master (Chiricahua Apache, 1914 – 1994), is the most significant Native American sculptor of the 20th Century. To learn more about this exhibit visit: https://www.roundrocktexas.gov/residents/arts-culture/allan-houser-exhibit/

Admission is FREE for visitors to this outdoor event in the Historic Main Street District on Centennial Plaza, Round Rock. Being held in the Austin Area, there will of course be live music! The main reason to have this festival is to get folks to buy sculpture!  You are an important part of the marketing efforts.  Please let your colleagues and friends know you will be in Round Rock, Texas on April 26-28 to sell and display your sculpture pieces.  We will be featuring you on our website at https://www.tsos.org/sculptfest/ and at the City of Arts and Culture https://www.roundrocktexas.gov/residents/arts-culture/sculptfest/

Location: 301 West Bagdad, Round Rock at Centennial Plaza, 20 miles north of central Austin on I-35.

Schedule of 27th SculptFest April 26 – 28, 2019:  
April 26 – Friday: Festival Hours – 4:00pm – 8:00pm
April 27 – Saturday: Festival Hours – 10:00am – 8:00pm
April 28 – Sunday: Festival Hours – 10:00am – 4:00pm
 

HASHTAG: #rrsculptfest

ABOUT THE HOSTS:

The Texas Society of Sculptors is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1971 for the purposes of educating the public about sculpture and appreciation of this art form, promoting the work of sculptors, and serving as a liaison between sculptors. Although based in the Austin Texas area, membership is open to all sculptors and sculpture lovers anywhere. TSOS is dedicated to the promotion of sculpting through exhibits, festivals, outreach, and education.  To learn more, visit http://tsos.org.

Deep in the Heart Art Foundry, nestled in the Lost Pines of Central Texas, was established in 1980 and has grown into one of the largest fine art foundries in the United States. Encompassing more than 22,000 square feet of production space, the foundry offers a full range of artistic services, from conception to installation and everything in between. To learn more, visit http://www.deepintheheart.net, or 512-321-7868

The City of Round Rock is adjacent to Austin, Texas. It’s known for its outdoor activities and historic sites. The Round Rock, a large stone in Brushy Creek, marks the site where wagons made low-water crossings in the 19th century. Nearby, Chisholm Trail Crossing Park has plaques detailing the city’s cattle-driving history. It is one of the fastest growing cities in America, nationally recognized as one of the country’s most livable towns. Numerous restaurants, hotels, shopping, and Austin are near historic Main Street a short distance east of I-35.

For more information:  Scot Wilkinson at sculptfest@roundrocktexas.gov