Talsi Regional Museum
June 23 – July 20
Showcasing artists working in the field of contemporary sculpture associated with the ICCCIA in accompaniment with regional artists from Latvia and the Talsi area. Small sculptures created utilizing cast iron, representative of work by emerging and established artists around the world. 2-D works selected from emerging and established artists from around the Talsi region. The goal of this collaborative exhibition is to create new connections between international sculptors, ICCCIA delegates and regional Latvian artists.
Laura Phelps Rogers
Awards Best in Show 2-D and 3-D –
Talsi Museum: http://www.talsumuzejs.lv/
Contacts: Guna Millersone- firstname.lastname@example.org, Durant Thompson email@example.com
Guna Millersone is an exhibition and project curator at Talsi Regional Museum. She is also a painter that incorporates oil painting, installations and found objects in her work. Guna has been exhibited in France, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Estonia, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belgium and Turkey. She is a member of the Artists’ Union of Latvia as well as the Talsi Brush Wood Art Group.
Durant Thompson is an Associate Professor of Sculpture in the Department of Art at the University of Mississippi. Durant has been actively showing sculpture at exhibitions throughout the USA over the past two decades. His resume includes several outdoor sculpture exhibitions as well as group or solo shows in locations including North Carolina, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Missouri, Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee. Durant has been an active member of the arts community serving as a curator, juror, presenter, panel moderator, steering committee member, and guest lecturer for arts organizations throughout the United States, including the ICCCIA. He was also a recipient of the 2011 Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship through funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.