Welcome to the Arizona Conference Blog

The International Sculpture Center will travel to Phoenix, Arizona for its first conference in the American Southwest. Inspired by exploration in art and architecture in desert landscapes, the 25th International Sculpture Conference will bring together artists, arts administrators, curators, patrons, students, and sculpture enthusiasts for new discoveries in the field of sculpture.

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Extending Your Stay in Phoenix: The Musical Instrument Museum

Are you bringing a companion to the conference who is looking for a great spot to visit? Perhaps you have a few extra days left in Phoenix before traveling home from the 25th International Sculpture Conference? 

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Keynote Speaker Announced

The 25th International Sculpture Conference is excited to announce keynote address speaker

Suzanne Lacy

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Only 1 Week Left to Register for the 25th ISC Conference!

Only 1 Week Left!

Registration for the
25th International Sculpture Conference:
New Frontiers in Sculpture
closes on September 30, 2015.

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Have you signed up for any optional activities or tours? The 25th International Sculpture Conference will feature over 15 Art & Culture optional trips to studios, architectural sites, art installations, and more. Learn about some of the tours still available below, or visit the Activities page to learn more. Its your last chance to sign up before the conference!

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Registration Closes September 30, 2015

Registration Closes September 30, 2015 for the
25th International Sculpture Conference: 
New Frontiers in Sculpture
November 4-7, 2015 | Phoenix, Arizona

Gene Koss Demo at Tulane - Gene at work - Photo by Ryan Rivet-Tulane University Gene Koss Glass Casting Demo at Tulane University during the 24th International Sculpture Conference in New Orleans, 2014. “Gene at work.” Photo by Ryan Rivet, Tulane University.
Conference highlights include:

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Last Chance to Register for the 25th International Sculpture Conference

Only 1 Month Left to Register!

 For registration information visit www.sculpture.org/az2015.

Photo of Phoenix First Fridays, courtesy of the Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau

One Month Left to Register

Registration for the 25th International Sculpture Conference closes on September 30, 2015. Register soon to save up to $175.

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10 Reasons to Attend the 25th International Sculpture Conference

Photo Courtesy of Bentley Gallery.

Photo Courtesy of Bentley Gallery. Installation view of Dominique Blain’s Missa (foreground) and Village.

  1. Make connections with 300 fellow artists, arts administrators, curators, patrons, students, and sculpture enthusiasts.
  2. Discover something new at a unique and thought-provoking panel discussion.
  3. Gain hands-on experience at a conference workshop, lead by sculptors at Arizona State University. Continue reading
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Expand Your Audience at the 25th International Sculpture Conference

Panel: Guns in the Hands of the Artists at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery at the 2014 ISC Conference in New Orleans.

Panel: Guns in the Hands of the Artists at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery at the 2014 ISC Conference in New Orleans.

Vendors Square- $1,000
Includes Conference admission for one person from the exhibiting institution ($550 value).

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Registration is Open Now!

Registration Open Now!

Her Secret is Patience by Janet Echelman, in Civic Space Park, Phoenix, AZ. Photo courtesy of City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture. Photo by Craig Smith.

Her Secret is Patience by Janet Echelman, in Civic Space Park, Phoenix, AZ. Photo courtesy of City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture. Photo by Craig Smith.

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Members – Early Bird Registration Open Now
ISC Members can register early to receive the special discounted rate. Early bird registration closes July 19th, 2015.

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Light and Space Inform Experience and Inspiration In Arizona

turrell_ Photo Credit Claire Lawton

James Turrell Skyspace: Air Apparent at ASU

This post is by Kristin Bauer, an artist living and working in Arizona. Visit her website at http://www.kristinbauerart.com.

In Arizona, and the West in general, lie many environments that are in harmony with sculpture and spatially informed art. With the vastness of space and the relationship we have with light and the climate in this region, it’s no wonder that the California Light and Space Movement took off where and when it did, and really no wonder at all that James Turrell has done a great deal of beautiful work in Arizona, including The Roden Crater, which shall be the swan song of his oeuvre.

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36 Hours: Phoenix

If you find yourself with some extra time in Phoenix, get out there and explore! The city is teeming with unique adventures, and exciting places for dinner and a cocktail afterwards. Randal Archibold of the New York Times sums it all up for you…

Downtown Phoenix courtesy of CEBImagery via flickr

Downtown Phoenix courtesy of CEBImagery via flickr

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