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Michael McCullough’s 7th Annual Amateur Sculpting Contest 2019 for Adults & Youth

June 9, 2019 12:30 pm - June 28, 2019 12:00 am

June 9, 2019 @ Ridgway Com

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Now in its sixth year, Michael McCullough’s Amateur Sculpting Contest attracts amateur sculptors from across the Western Slope of Colorado to sculpt three to five pounds of clay into a masterpiece in just two hours. A panel of professional artists determines the winners and award hefty cash prizes.

In honor of Michael McCullough, John Billings, together with Sculpture House and Weehawken Creative Arts will present The 6th Annual Ridgway Amateur Sculpting Contest Sunday, June 9th.

Artist Check-in will run from 12:30 until 1 pm at the Sherbino Theater at 604 Clinton St. The contest will run from 1 pm until 3 pm for adults at Sherbino Theater and 1 pm until 2:30 pm for youth at 610 Arts Collective (next door at 610 Clinton St.). The public is welcome to silently observe during the 2 hour creation period. Refreshments and treats will be served outside during the entire event and people will be encouraged to play with multiple clay materials at “play stations”. There will be a one-hour break for judging, followed by an awards ceremony reception, starting at 4:00 pm.

Adult Registration:

Registration for adults costs $30 through Weehawken Creative Arts.  Registrations will be accepted from 12:30 pm until 1 pm on June 9th for drop-in contestants for $35, but supplies are “first-registered, first-served”.  Register NOW to save your spot officially!



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