PRESS RELEASE - Wednesday, September 14, 2016
PUBLIC ART IN CRESCENT PARK
JIM NIEDERMAYER AND KARLIE KING HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS THE ARTISTS WHO WILL BE TRANSPORMING THE TREES IN CRESCENT PARK INTO ART
The City of Moose Jaw, Crescent Park Foundation Inc., and the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery are partnering to have trees in Crescent Park turned into public sculptures.
Jim Niedermayer a tree carver from Pine Fall, Manitoba has been carving trees for the last 7 years and will carve local birds into his creation. The second tree will be transformed by Karlie King who lives in Mervin, Saskatchewan. She will be working with clay to create ceramic sculptures which she will inlay within the open areas of the trees. Both artists will be starting their projects in Crescent Park and in the clay studio at the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery September 26 through 30, 2016.
A public event to reveal the new artworks on September 30 at 3pm as part of Culture Days in front of the gallery.