DISPATCH SHINES LIGHT ON GRAD'S COLUMBUS ARTS FESTIVAL SCULPTURE

DISPATCH SHINES LIGHT ON GRAD'S COLUMBUS ARTS FESTIVAL SCULPTURE

Structural Circumstances E.G. 2, a 24-by-eight-foot replica of a mobile home made from multicolored, transparent plexiglass by Samuel Wagner (Fine Arts, 2008) and wife Christabel, "is intended to symbolize the meaningful lives those in rural areas lead, and to challenge city residents to rethink the assumptions they make about poorer communities," wrote The Columbus Dispatch in a feature on the work. The Wagners were awarded a $25,000 commission from American Electric Power, a major Arts Festival sponsor, after their work was selected by a jury.
 

Read more from the Dispatch about Columbus College of Art & Design's many connections to the Columbus Arts Festival here, and find additional coverage about the Wagners and the festival here and here.