At Kent Memorial Library: Peter Woytuk to Give Sculptor Talk

The Kent Memorial Library will host a Sculptor Talk by Peter Joseph Woytuk on Saturday, January 18, immediately following the annual meeting at 2 p.m. at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent.

KENT — The Kent Memorial Library will host a Sculptor Talk by Peter Joseph Woytuk on Saturday, January 18, immediately following the annual meeting at 2 p.m. at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. The snow date will be Saturday, January 25.

Mr. Woytuk was born in 1958 in St. Paul, Minn., and raised in Massachusetts.

He graduated from Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, in 1980 with a degree in art.

After college, he had an old-school style apprenticeship with sculptor Philip Grausman in Connecticut, where he learned the techniques of modeling clay, mold making and bronze casting, thus beginning his own career as a sculptor.

He was well established and exhibiting throughout the United States and parts of Asia by 1995.

Woytuk sculptures are displayed in such collections as Dean Witter Reynolds in New York, Diane Von Furstenberg in New York, Grounds for Sculpture in New Jersey, the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, Kenyon College in Ohio, the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, the Weisman Museum at The University of Minnesota in Saint Paul and Texas Tech in Lubbock.

This event is free and open to the public.

All attendees will have a chance at winning a Peter Woytuk bronze.

Registration and more information are available by calling 860-927-3761, emailing kmlinfo@biblio.org, or visiting the library or kentmemoriallibrary.org.

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