2017 Sculpture in the Hills

“Bison”

Artist Wayne Salge’s “Bison” earned 1st Place in Best of Show at the 2017 Sculpture in the Hills.

2018 Sculpture in the Hills
June 23 & 24, 2018
Main Street in Hill City

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Located between two of the world’s largest and most famous sculptures, Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse, Hill City is the logical spot for the Sculpture in the Hills Art Show & Sale. The show is juried, which means that quality for buyers is guaranteed. Sculpture in the Hills also is intimate, with a maximum of 25 artists per year, showing together under one tent just off Main Street—between the famous Alpine Inn and Granite Sports.

Free to the public on Saturday and Sunday- it’s your chance to meet and talk with the artists, see world-class sculpture, and have a great time!

2017 Sponsors

2017 Award Sponsors

Best of Show
1st –J. Scull Construction Award
2nd — Viken & Riggins Law Firm Award
3rd — Hill City Garden Club Award

People’s Choice
1st — Lesta & Mike Turchen
2nd — Dave & Bonnie Guerre
3rd — EMH Consulting

Show Sponsors

$1000+ Level

  • HARRY G. AND PAULINE M. AUSTIN FOUNDATION
  • BOB & JOANNA WARDER

$500 Level

Other Sponsors:

  • Jon & Gail Crane
  • Crow Ridge Productions
  • Melody Dahlinger
  • Robb & JoAnn Hoffman
  • Dave & Betsy Lyons
  • Sharon & Charlie Piper
  • Sentinel Federal Credit Union
  • Jim Zeman

    

Sculpture in the Hills 2017 Schedule of Events

TENT HOURS:
Saturday, June 24, 10am- 7pm
Sunday, June 25, 10am- 4pm

Free to the public on Saturday and Sunday!
It’s your chance to meet and talk with the artists, see world-class sculpture, and have a great time!

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS VOTING:

All weekend- please vote!  ~ one vote per person, please.

Sponsors’ & Patrons’ Reception

Friday, June 23 6-8pm
Advance tickets required
Call 605-574-2810

SATURDAY EVENTS UNDER THE TENT

11-11:45am: Bronze artist Jim Green will give a presentation on the process of creating a sculpture in bronze.

1-1:45pm: Kids’ Art: Create innovative sculptures with art teacher Gina Kassube, followed by ice cream at Turtletown!
(Must pre-register. Call 605-574-2810 no later than Friday, June 23. Limited to 15 children aged 6 to 12).

2-2:45pm: Jeff Schaezle demonstrates hammer and chisel techniques on stone.

3-3:45pm: Becky Grismer shows how she creates her tree-bark figures with a mix of traditional materials and items found in nature.

Saturday All Day:  Food Sculpture-Walk  – visit Hill City shops to see creative food sculptures!  (Map provided)

7 – 8:30pm: “Dale Lamphere Presents Dignity: From Concept to Installation” free public reception at Warrior’s Work & Ben West Gallery

SUNDAY EVENTS UNDER THE TENT

11-11:45am: Peg Detmers shows how bronze artists work in a variety of materials to achieve their desired effects.

1-1:45pm: Jeff Schaezle demonstrates hammer and chisel techniques on stone.

2-2:45pm: Becky Grismer shows how she creates her tree-bark figures with a mix of traditional materials and items found in nature.

3pm: Announcement of People’s Choice Awards.

2017 Award Winners at Sculpture in the Hills

Best of Show
1st- Wayne Salge
2nd- Jared & Nicole Davis
3rd- Anna Achtziger

People’s Choice
1st- Stuart Hurd
2nd- Martin Hallock
3rd- Travis Sorenson

Food Sculpture Winners
1st- Insideout
2nd- Gold Diggers
3rd- Heart of the Hills Antiques
Honorable Mention- Warrior’s Work

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