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Fairbanks sculptor recognized again for award

...organization, she knew how meaningful it was.The Fairbanks sculptor's most recent honor is an $18,000 fellowship from the...exhibitions.Duffy has developed a reputation as an innovative sculptor, with a growing niche in the art world that combines the practical...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-03/fairbanks-sculptor-recognized-again-awa
State
'Costume sculptor' Sha Sha Higby to perform, teach Nov. 18-20

...performances are largely improvisational and unrehearsed.Higby began her artistic explorations as a doll maker, puppet maker and sculptor. Soon she began adding movable parts and flexible joints, but still found herself frustrated by her artwork's lack of motion...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-14/costume-sculptor-sha-sha-higby-perform-te
Art
The Eagle Tree, lowered by a crane, has landed

...In other museum news, builders are on schedule for the restoration of NIMBUS, the sculpture, and have been talking with sculptor Robert Murray and Lippincott's, the fine-arts metal company at which it was fabricated."In international art news...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-01/eagle-tree-lowered-crane-has-landed
Art
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...location.The 28-foot-tall life-size breaching humpback whale will emerge from a pool of water as designed by Alaskan sculptor Skip Wallen. The whale was a dream of Bill Overstreet, who died last year It is based on the bear sculpture located outside...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/giant-whale-statue-arrive-summer
Local
Photo: Sprucing up "Nimbus'

PCL crews lift the steel artwork titled "Nimbus" by Canadian sculptor Robert Murray from its spot in front of the Alaska State Museum on Friday. Nimbus will be cleaned and repainted by the artist...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-20/photo-sprucing-nimbus
Local
Sculptor dots Inside Passage with his art

Somewhere north of Gustavus, Japanese sculptor Goro Hirata is paddling alone, in a traditional Aleut baidarka...book. Hirata, 40, is an internationally known artist and sculptor. His installations have appeared throughout Asia and the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082205/loc_20050822003.shtml
News
My turn: Sculptor proposes good use for tailings

...removal project, noting protection of intellectual property under federal authorities. He lives in Juneau and is a teacher and sculptor. His works include the three heads on the Marine View Building downtown and those at the Shrine of St. Therese.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111207/opi_20071112015.shtml
Opinion
Bronze whale sculpture is making progress

Casting on the much-anticipated bronze whale sculpture should begin in the next few weeks, sculptor R.T. "Skip" Wallen said. The sculpture will be installed at a park that's being constructed beneath the Douglas bridge...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-13/bronze-whale-sculpture-making-progress
Local
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Canadian Haida sculptor dies 3/15/98

Archives Back to archive page Home Sunday, March 15, 1998 Canadian Haida sculptor dies World-renowned artist worked with images of his heritage Last modified at 10:43 a.m. on Sunday, March 15, 1998...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031598/sculptor.html
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...waterworks designed to surround and highlight the lifescale breaching humpback whale of bronze for Juneau's waterfront. Sculptor R.T. "Skip" Wallen described some alternatives -- foam, spray or burbling? Should the water torque off the flippers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/bright-moments-arts-2014
Art

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