Sculptors @ Crystal Lake 2017
Start date: 01 April 2017
Three semi-trailer loads of stone will be turned into stunning works of art before the public's eyes in Macclesfield’s Crystal Lake Park from 1-9th of April This Sculptors event provides great atmosphere in a magnificent sculpture park setting, including a special family day and a well-stocked gallery of affordable sculpture and art works for the general public to purchase.
Viewing terraces allow spectators to experience close hand the spectacle of action, sound and fury as marble and granite weighing up to 4 tonnes is transformed into timeless sculpture to go to community, corporate and private purchasers.
The 8 sculptors taking part in April are Silvio Apponyi (SA), Marijan Bekic (SA), Jina Lee (WA), Ben Tolhurst (Tasmania), and from South Australia, John Nelson, Peter Syndicas, Barry Lincoln, Tim Spooner. The highly respected selection includes Artistic Director, Silvio Apponyi and Marijan Bekic, who have both contributed sculpture for the UNESCO recognised 'Hills Sculpture Trail' for Balhannah and Nairne.
Most people have no idea of what it takes to create a large artwork and this is one way to see the whole process unfold.