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Sculpture in the Garden

 

Sculptures from regional artists installed in natural, picturesque setting
Now – April 2019

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Artist Name: Mary Buckman
mkbuckman.com

 

Sculpture in the Garden

Title of Piece #1: On the Edge
Media: bronze
Dimensions: 19"H x 9"W x 9"D
Retail Price: $5,130 + tax

Artist’s Statement: I wanted to show a contrast to the flat geometric planes of the structure and the fragile organic shape of the woman seated, thus giving a feeling of loss.

 

Sculpture in the Garden

Title of Piece #2: Best Friends
Media: terracotta
Dimensions: 28"H x11"W x 8"D
Retail Price: $4,320 + tax

Artist’s Statement: This is a portrait of Bethany and her beloved pet rabbit, Bumper.


Sculpture in the Garden

Title of Piece #3: Ancestor
Media: bronze on marble base
Dimensions: 15"H x 19"W x 5"D
Retail Price: $2,970 + tax

Artist’s Statement:
This sculpture is a tribute to all who came before me.

 

Sculpture in the Garden

Title of Piece #4: Aryana
Media: terracotta
Dimensions: 25"H x 7"W x 7"D
Retail Price: $2,970 + tax

Artist’s Statement: This terracotta figure depicts a young woman who is a guardian of nature and all living creatures.

Artist’s Bio: Award-winning San Diego sculptor Mary Buckman earned a degree in Sculpture and Fine Arts from Mesa College along with four years independent study. She has been sculpting since 1982 and has created many private and monumental public sculptures that can be found throughout the United States and Mexico. Buckman has worked on numerous portrait commissions of public officials, including three bronze portraits of Supreme Court Justices for the California Western School of Law.

Her work has been included in the National Sculpture Society's Annual Award Exhibitions. She won the Elliot Gantz Foundry award at the 77th Annual Exhibit in Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina. Her work was awarded 3rd place in the 2014 Portrait Society of America Members Only Exhibit and a Certificate of Excellence in the 2015 International Portrait Competition. Buckman was recently awarded Signature Membership status in the Portrait Society of America 2016 and 2017 Signature Membership in the American Women Artists organization. She was also a finalist in the Art Renewal Center International Salon 2015 and 2016. When not sculpting, Buckman teaches figurative sculpture classes from her studio/gallery in North Park San Diego.



Photos: Nick Ruddick