Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Twentieth Anniversary Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

May 21, 2012 - February 28, 2013

Juror: Roy Strassberg

Curator: Hank T. Foreman

Assistant Curator: Brook Bower

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 - 10 of 10

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home
Galvonized steel

Rudy Rudisill

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)
Rosen Award 1st Place

Award Winner
Auf Einer Winternacht  (On a Winters Night)

Auf Einer Winternacht (On a Winters Night)
Patinated and fauxed steel

Wayne Vaughn

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Camber

Camber
Welded and painted steel

Jonathan Hils

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Carry Forward

Carry Forward
Steel

Joey Manson

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Comet

Comet
Steel, stainless steel and stone

James Westermann

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Double Half in Balance

Double Half in Balance
Powder coated mild steel

Wayne Trapp

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

INTER-SECTIONS

INTER-SECTIONS
Welded and painted steel

Jerome Harris Parmet

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Journey to the top of Looking Glass

Journey to the top of Looking Glass
Steel and cast iron

Kyle Van Lusk

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

One Big Scoop

One Big Scoop
Fabricated mild steel

Kevin Michael Vanek

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Trojan Ocarina

Trojan Ocarina
Silicon and bronze

Judith Greavu

26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2012-2013)

Exhibits 1 - 10 of 10

Legend: Award Winner- Award Winner