Dove Spirit by David Turner was one of the pieces in the 2019 Castlegar Sculpturewalk. Photo: Kathryn Gardner

Dove Spirit by David Turner was one of the pieces in the 2019 Castlegar Sculpturewalk. Photo: Kathryn Gardner

2019 Castlegar Sculpturewalk pieces available for purchase or lease

If you have fallen in love with one of last year’s Sculpturewalk sculptures, now is the time to act.

New sculptures will be going up in the spring, and the opportunity to lease or buy the works of art currently on display will be over.

Sculpturewalk executive director Joy Barrett says five sculptures have already sold and many more are heading off to new homes.

“Businesses find this is a great way to draw attention to their establishments, and with this support, we’ve seen public art here boom, with over 60 pieces currently showing in the city,” said Barrett.

“Castlegar has definitely earned the title Sculpture Capital of Canada.”

Sales and leasing help the Sculpturewalk program by directly supporting the artists, generating operating income for the organization and increasing public art throughout the region.

READ MORE: Housing Crisis wins Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2019 People’s Choice Award



betsy.kline@castlegarnews.com

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