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Artisan in Residence: Mark Perry, Wood Sculptor

  • Presented By: Ocean House
  • Dates: March 19, 2021 - March 21, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ocean House
  • 1 Bluff Avenue
  • Watch Hill, RI 02891
  • Join the Ocean House at the monthly Artisan in Residence weekend event to meet with nationally-recognized artists and artisans for hands-on art instruction, special lectures and reception. This month, meet Mark Perry, Wood Sculptor. Friday, March 19, 5 pm – 6 pm : Meet wood sculptor, Mark Perry, a self-taught sculpture manufacturer who lives here in Westerly, Rhode Island. Saturday, March 20, 9 am – 12 pm: Wood Design & Sculpture Workshop.We invite adult students to create a custom wooden sculpture with the guidance of artisan Mark Perry, using a carving gauge and mallet. Bring home a treasure keepsake perfect for any home décor at the end of the event. Sunday, March 21, 9 am – 11 am : Meet and Greet: Enjoy a chance to speak with wood sculptor Mark Perry, learn more about his craft, and view some of his distinguished pieces. Refreshments will be available. Sunday, March 21, 2 pm – 4 pm: Up Close & Personal: Join wood sculptor Mark Perry in our Drawing Room as he has puts on a live demonstration of his wood sculpting techniques and shares his journey from self-taught beginnings to being featured in some of the most prestigious art shows in the world.