The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is now showcasing the work of 9 members from the Society of Sculptors. There are over a dozen outdoor pieces placed throughout the grounds and several indoor pieces. The exhibition will be up until January 15, 2017. Check out the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden website for more info about this exhibition.
Join us as we celebrate the first exhibition at the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh's underground gallery on Saturday, April 2, 6-8pm. We have a little over a dozen Society of Sculptors members exhibiting their work, along with the giant shop on the main floor of the building open for sale of amazing local work! See you there!
Please see the following prospectus for our upcoming exhibition at the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, an arts center/shop located in Mt. Lebanon. SOS will be the first exhibition to take place in their new underground gallery!
Space is limited and submissions will be accepted on a first come first serve basis, so start sending them in! (via email) Deadline March 19. Opening April 2.
We are gathering for our annual membership meeting- Sunday, February 21st, 1-4pm at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in Simmons Hall to discuss all the exciting things planned for 2016. A few topics of discussion will be upcoming exhibitions (one in April), summer social events, volunteer opportunities, and the International Sculpture Conference being held in Pittsburgh this fall.
Please join us and bring a small potluck item to share!
What: Membership Meeting and potluck
When: 1-4pm, official meeting starts at 1:30pm
Where: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Simmons Hall
Bring: Yourself, a dish to share, and anyone interested in joining SOS
Thanks and look forward to seeing you there,
It is membership renewal time! 2015 was full of wonderful events celebrating 80 years as a group and we would like to make 2016 just as exciting. You can easily renew or become a member by clicking on the Membership link.
Please fill out the information form on the page as well as making your payment by clicking "Subscribe" to the right of the form. If you have already filled this form out in 2015, you may just skip to the payment section.
The benefits of membership include:
Free admission to all SOS membership meetings and programs (All Members)
Voting on all issues presented for a vote at membership meetings (Active Members)
Participation in all members-only exhibitions (All Members)
Reduced fees for entry into SOS-sponsored juried exhibitions (All Members)
Invitation to annual social gathering (All members)
Discount at Artist and Craftsman Supply (10%)
Thank you to Alison Helm, Patti Menick, Laurie Barnes, and Priscilla Pfanstiel Robinson for their wonderful and insightful discussions about their award-winning sculptures from our exhibition, "SOS: Celebrating 80 Years."
If you missed this event- sign up to become a member or check out our Facebook page to receive updates on future SOS happenings.
In collaboration with our 80th Annual Exhibition at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, SOS is hosting a screening of our juror's documentary, "Thaddeus Mosley: Sculptor" on Sunday, December 6th, 1-4pm in Simmons Hall. We had a wonderful opening reception and this is a great opportunity to check out the show if you have yet to see it.
We are also inviting you to participate in a silent art auction. Small works of art, donated by SOS members, will be on display and auctioned off at the end of the event. If you would like to donate a small piece, of any medium, please email SOS. (Work can be brought in shortly before the event begins but we need to allow enough space).
SOS will provide beverages and light snacks, please bring a potluck item to share!
What: Movie Screening/Art auction
When: Sunday, December 6th, 1-4pm
Where: PCA, Simmons Hall
What to bring: art for donation and/or a potluck item
Best of Show ($350): Alison Helm- "Imprint of Consumption"
Juror's Award ($200): Laurie Barnes- "Periphery #4"
Juror's Award ($200): Edmond Tillotson- "Rabbit"
Patti Menick- "Twixters at Play"
Priscilla Pfanstiel Robinson- "Untitled I"
Ronald Nigro- "Defiance"
Please consider making a donation to the SOS so we may be a part of this exciting event. You may also purchase a ticket for yourself here: PCA's 70th Anniversary Event.
The Society of Sculptors appreciates your generosity and support.