Sculptor to have residency at Holy Cross


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Darwin Wolf

Holy Cross Parish has received a grant from the South Dakota Artists in Schools and Communities program.

Sculptor Darwin Wolf will be in Ipswich to participate in a Summer Art Program from June 6-10. There will be sessions for high school students and adults and for youth, first through eighth grade.

Students will work in sculpture with air dry clays and receive instruction from Wolf. He will explore the works of the great Masters Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael.

The high school/adult sessions are Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon or Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon.

The youth sessions are 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday or Wednesday and Thursday.

An Open House Art Show is planned on Friday, June 10 at noon in the lunch room at the Grace Center in Ipswich.

Call 426-6222 to sign up for a session. There is no cost for the classes.

Wolf began sculpting professionally in 2003 and has been a teaching artist since 2005. When not in residencies he continues his work in monumental bronze for churches, military organizations and communities throughout the region.

Among Darwin's many large works are the R.F. Pettigrew Monument at Falls Park; the Msgr. John McEneaney Memorial in Sioux Falls; "St. Joseph and Students" at St. Joseph Indian School in Chamberlain; the Crucifix for Holy Name in Watertown; and a likeness of Medal of Honor recipient Michael J. Fitzmaurice at the South Dakota Veterans Home in Hot Springs.

Go to http://www.wolfbronze. com to see some of Wolf's work.


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