Switch in sculptures brings fresh life to public places in Castle Rock

Public places throughout Castle Rock are shining brighter since new sculptures were installed in recent weeks in conjunction with the Countywide Art Encounters program.

Six sculptures are being featured through late May/early June 2019:

· “Thought of a Treble Clef,” for sale at $28,000 by artist John Banks, is near the Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park, 1375 W. Plum Creek Parkway

· “Courtship,” for sale at $5,800 by artist Eluisa Altman, is at Town Hall, 100 N. Wilcox St.

· “Stainless Wings II,” for sale at $14,500 by artist Joe Norman, is at Butterfield Crossing Park, 3952 Butterfield Crossing Drive

· “The Bird in all of Us,” for sale at $15,000 by artist Scott Mohr, is at the Miller Activity Complex, 1375 W. Plum Creek Parkway

· “Low-Poly Open Heart (RIDE),” for sale at $18,000 by artist Matthew Duffy, is at Festival Park, 300 Second St.

· “Mr. Toolman,” for sale at $14,000 by artist Justin Deister, is at Metzler Ranch Park, 4175 Trail Boss Drive

To borrow the pieces for the year, the Town has given each artist an $800 stipend, which is funded through the Philip S. Miller Trust Fund. No taxpayer money is used to purchase public art in Castle Rock.

Starting its 11th year, Art Encounters provides one-year exhibits of sculptures in retail and civic areas within Douglas County. Learn more about the program and vote for your favorite art piece before Labor Day at douglas.co.us/artencounters.

Find out more about the Town’s public art at CRgov.com/publicart.

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