Sorensen Sculpture Project Dedication Celebration!
Hello Sorensen Sculpture Project backers, artists and friends,
Update #19 - The Sculpture is In Place!
The Sierra Art Trails Sorensen Public Art Project is almost complete. The sculpture was installed at Gallery Row in Oakhurst today!
It was an exciting, energetic and emotional day. It... Read more
Update #16 - Progress Report!
Hello Sorensen Sculpture Backers,
I apologize for the short lapse posting recent updates on the project. The Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour weekend was a wild ride! Thank you... Read more
One Last Push! We are ready to install. Celebrate with us!
The sculpture is complete, currently on display at Sorensen Gallery in Fresno while the platform in Oakhurst is prepared. We are working on the final details of the installation and... Read more
We have surpassed our Goal! OMG!
Thank you for supporting this Public Art Project. Our Kickstarter Goal has been met!
We are very moved by your donations, and by the wide range of contributors. Our donors... Read more
The Monkey that Pushes the Button Reward!
We are VERY close to our goal. Who will be the monkey that pushes the button?
The Backer that puts us over our $5000 goal will receive a bottle of... Read more
The last big push up hill! Almost there!
We have 4 days and only $363 to go to make our fundraising goal. How wonderful and exciting!!! There is little doubt we will make it. Thank you to all... Read more
A tribute to Kerby Smith - Sorensen Sculpture Project 2012
The Sorensen sculpture project is approaching its goal. We believe we will make it!
We have a moment to think creatively, a moment to breathe! Let's stop a minute,... Read more
Announcing The Ed Gillum Reward! 7 days to go!
The Gillum Award - Donate $100 or more - Your name will be included on a bronze plaque installed at the foot of the sculpture for all to see!
Ed... Read more
Update #9 - The Big Push Reward!
When I walked into the studio on Wednesday the first thing I saw was Chris engrossed in making steel roses. Fifty hand crafted steel roses for an upcoming wedding. He... Read more
10 day countdown!
Chris worked hard on the sculpture all day today. A monumental effort on his part!
Chris and Kerby put me to work, lifting, carrying, holding, and learning a bit more... Read more
Our goal in in site! Looking down the slope!
Thanks to a generous donation from a local philanthropist, our project funding has reached $3200!
We have $1800 and 13 day to go to raise the funds we need to... Read more
Sorensen Sculpture Public Art Project - Update #6
We are getting down to the nitty gritty. Chris is nearing completion on the steel work. From there the piece will be passed on to be painted.
We have a... Read more
Reward Update - FREE 2013 SAT Open Studio Tour catalog!
NEW REWARD - Receive a FREE Sierra Art Trails 2013 Open Studio Tour catalog with your donation. Catalogs will be mailed when they arrive from the printer next... Read more
Sept 12 Update - A visit to the studio - More Progress!
I spent some time with Chris today. The sculpture is coming along splendidly! The central arm is welded, and the base column is under construction.
I also viewed the "Transparency"... Read more
28 Days to go.
This image gives a sense of scale to the piece. The base column is over 12 feet tall.
If you are curious to see the work in progress, you can... Read more
Progress Report 1
Our launch has been fabulous! We are quickly approaching 20% funding, and are on the edge of our seats to see what happens next!
Chris is working hard.... Read more