Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
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24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

April 18, 2010 - March 1, 2011

Juror: Jerry Jackson

Curator: Hank T. Foreman

Assistant Curator: Brook Bower

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About the Juror

Jerry Jackson
Deputy Director
Penland School of Crafts


Jerry Jackson has served as the deputy director for Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC since July 2007. Prior to his tenure at Penland, Jerry was the chief curator and director of the Rocky Mount Arts Center at the Imperial Centre for Arts and Sciences, Rocky Mount, NC. He brings extensive expertise in exhibition, collection and archive practices to the position. Historical preservation was also a key component of his previous experience. The Imperial Centre development was a 6-year rehabilitation project that included a complex of historical structures that ultimately became a 145,000sf facility. Jackson currently serves on the boards of the Mitchell County United Way and the Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce. Past board appointments include Pocosin Arts, the North Carolina Museum Council, Eastern North Carolina Visual Arts Consortium, Very Special Arts and the Professional Arts Councils of Eastern North Carolina. Jerry received his MFA and BFA from East Carolina University in studio art.

Jackson holds M.F.A. (2006) and B.F.A (1983) degrees in ceramics from East Carolina University, and A.A. (1980) degree from Wingate University. He has spent the majority of his arts career as a curator and arts administrator. Jerry has been in the position of Deputy Director at Penland School of Crafts since July 2007. Prior to relocating to Penland, he served 11 years as curator and cultural arts administrator (director) at the Rocky Mount Arts Center.

Jackson has curated dozens for exhibitions during the past 12 years and has served as juror for numerous exhibitions throughout the southeast. He has served on the board of Pocosin Arts, the North Carolina Museum Council, Eastern North Carolina Visual Arts Consortium, Very Special Arts and the Professional Arts Councils of Eastern North Carolina. In 2007, he was awarded the Mid-Career Arts Administrator Award from the North Carolina Museum Council. Currently, he serves as the Travel and Tourism Chair for the Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce and is a board member for Mitchell County United Way.

About the Curator

Hank Foreman serves as Assistant Vice Chancellor of Arts and Cultural Affairs as well as Director and Chief Curator of the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts for Appalachian State University. He obtained his M.A. in Art Education from Appalachian, having completed undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, with a concentration in Painting and Sculpture. His duties include the administrative responsibilities for An Appalachian Summer Festival, the Performing Arts Series, Farthing Auditorium and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts.

During his tenure at Appalachian State, Foreman has taken part in the organization of numerous exhibitions, including the associated lectures, symposia, and publications. He has worked closely with the university's Department of Art, and a wide variety of other campus and community groups, to make gallery resources available to all. One of his earliest exhibitions at Appalachian, Views From Ground Level: Art and Ecology in the Late Nineties, brought internationally acclaimed artists, historians, and critics to the campus and received national attention.

Foreman is also an exhibiting studio artist, and participates in regional and national conferences as a presenter and panelist.

About the Assistant Curator

Brook Bower serves as the assistant curator and administrator for the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts and its staff. She received a BS in Art Management and a BFA in Ceramics from Appalachian State University’s Department of Art in 2001. Bower’s professional activities include curating exhibitions, lecturing, consulting for competition management, serving as a juror for local competitions, mentoring future art management students and managing several national art competitions including the Rosen Sculpture Competition, the Halpert Biennial and the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition. Bower also serves as the Acting Registrar, providing collections management support for the Turchin Center’s Permanent Collection containing 1,481+ objects and managing the Intra-Campus Loan Program.

Following her undergraduate degrees, she has concentrated on furthering her education by attending conferences, courses and workshops expanding her knowledge of curatorship, exhibition design, and collections management. Bower recently participated in the 2011 SEMC Jekyll Island Management Institute and is currently seeking a Master of Visual Arts Administration, with a focus in curatorial studies, at New York University in New York City. She serves on multiple committees that concentrate on community enhancement utilizing the visual arts and serves as the faculty advisor for the Arts Management Organization (AMO). In addition, Bower is an active exhibiting artist.

Exhibits 1 - 12 of 12

Diana 41

Diana 41
Bronze

Curt Brill

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)
Rosen Award 1st Place

Award Winner
Anhinga

Anhinga
Aluminum

Harry McDaniel

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Canyon Series 3

Canyon Series 3
Patinated steel

Jeff Zischke

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Circa Cinq (of the Sacred Geometry Series)

Circa Cinq (of the Sacred Geometry Series)
Powdercoated then faux finished on 5 welded steel circles on milled bases that turn 360 degrees

Julia Stout

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Downtown Boone Development Association (DBDA) Public Art Program
Declan's Keystone

Declan's Keystone
Steel

Kyle Van Lusk

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Fresh Air Freshener (Bouquet and Fruit Punch)

Fresh Air Freshener (Bouquet and Fruit Punch)
Latex paint on wood

Lee S. Millard

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Fuel For The Fire

Fuel For The Fire
Steel, cast iron, bronze, coal, electricity (lightbulb)

Jim Buonaccorsi

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Look Homeward Angles

Look Homeward Angles
Cedar, steel, clear preservative

Robert Winkler

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Downtown Boone Development Association (DBDA) Public Art Program
Oriental

Oriental
Painted steel (hand-made I-beams with concrete "dry garden" base)

Guy Bellaver

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Downtown Boone Development Association (DBDA) Public Art Program
Prism Arc ASU #1

Prism Arc ASU #1
Steel

Carl Billingsley

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Relic

Relic
Acid etched steel

Dana Gingras

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Roll Over

Roll Over
Cedar, steel, clear preservative

Robert Winkler

24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)

Exhibits 1 - 12 of 12

Legend: Award Winner- Award Winner Downtown Boone Development Association (DBDA) Public Art Program- Downtown Boone Development Association (DBDA) Public Art Program