Annual "Exposed!" Sculpture Exhibition in Stowe

Artist Nadine Faraj strength-testing the steel skeleton of Haven Stowe's Helen Day Art Center has announced its 18th annual Exposed! 2010 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, July 9th through October 9th.

Curated by UVM sculpture professor Meg McDevitt, it features more than 20 individual works by artists from around the region. Sculptures will be displayed on the Helen Day Art Center lawn, on Main Street and neighboring streets, along the 5-mile recreation path, and in other highlighted sites in Stowe.  A marquee event on Stowe's summer calendar, the exhibition attracts an estimated 75,000 visitors during its annual 3 month run.

This year's exhibition includes works by regional and international artists, including Nadine Faraj (Canada), Joel Fisher (England/ USA), Kenji Endo (Japan), among others.

The Opening Reception is Friday, July 9th at 5pm, and will feature the traditional artist-led Walkabout tour of Exposed!

During the tour, the majority of the artists share their reflections on their work. This year's artists include Leila Bandar, Jon Black, Tyler Buswell, Mireille Clapp, Kat Clear, Chris Curtis, Tom Douglas, Kenji Endo, Nadine Faraj, Joel Fisher, Rob Hitzig, Bruce Hathaway, James Irving, Harlan Mack, Jordan Pratt, Peg Smith, Piper Strong, Denis Versweyveld, and Catherine Ward.

"Walking Tour" maps of the sculptures, will be available on the Helen Day Art Center lawn, on Main Street, and along the Recreation path. For more information, call 802.253.8358.

Exposed 2010 sculpture exhibition is made possible by Major Partners: Steve and Mary Jean Beimdiek, Peter and Brenda Christie, Cushman Design Group, Robert and Jana Giordano, Stephen and Petra Levin, Drs. Leslie Abramson and Fred Rossman, Steve and Gail Blumsack, Frank J. Motter Construction, and Patterson and Smith Construction. And by Sponsor, Chittenden Bank, a division of Peoples United Bank.