Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
Rudy Rudisill
Gastonia, NC
2020
Steel, copper, paint
8.6’ x 1.4” x 1.4’

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Photos by Marie Freeman

Light Pulse by Hanna Jubran
Phoenix by Rudy Rudisill
Phoenix by Rudy Rudisill

Artist Comments

Inspired by mythology and legend. Filtered through personal experience and a love of color, my current series of freestanding figurative sculpture is called “Painted Ladies.”

-Rudy Rudisill

About the Artist

A native of Gaston County, North Carolina, Rudisill has been a working metalsmith for over 40 years. His sculpture has been exhibited and won awards in the US and abroad, including: the Outstanding Prize in the Yuzi International Sculpture Awards, Yuzi International Art Center, Guilin, China; First Place in the 26th Rosen Sculpture Exhibition at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; and Best in Show in The Sculpture Salmagundi XVI, Rocky Mount, NC. He has completed several public art commissions, including designing the buildings for the Mallard Creek Park and Ride lot for CATS in Charlotte, NC. His work can be found in public, corporate, and private collections on three continents.

For more information, visit www.piedmontcraftsmen.org