Explore 10 new sculptures at Tuscawilla Park and the Art Park!
Pick up a scavenger hunt brochure from the Recreation and Parks Administration Building, 828 NE 8th Ave., and enjoy exploring the new sculptures on exhibit. Bring your completed scavenger hunt to the Appleton Museum to receive FREE admission.
About the Competition
The Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition received 117 entries from across 21 states and Canada. A selection jury comprised of local community and art organization representatives selected ten sculptures to travel to Tuscawilla Park for a 20-month exhibit. The exhibit will have works made of sandstone, concrete, and a variety of metals and mediums. There will also be elements of movement and light in several sculptures with the inclusion solar power and kinetic motion.
Best In Show - Robustae, John Gamache
Second Place - Job, Claudia Lauster
Honorable Mention - Navigator, Mike Hansel
People's Choice - Metal Elephant, James Futral
2018-2019 Selected Artists
||Location||Name of Sculpture|
|Mike Hansel||Middletown, RI||"Navigator"|
|Corrina Sephora||Atlanta, GA||"Trascendence"|
|John Gamache||Ocala, FL||"Robustae"|
|Claudia Lauster||Naples, FL||"Job"|
|Keith Bryant||Charlotte, NC||"Leaf Boats"|
|Richard Whitehill||Earlysville, VA||"Waves"|
|Kevin Lehman||Lancaster, PA||"Monoliths: Shine"|
|Gus & Lina Ocamposilva||Clearwater, FL||"Arabesque"|
|James Futral||Ft. Myers, FL||"Metal Elephant"|
|Darryl Lauster||Arlington, TX||"United (Monument to John Glenn)"|
City of Ocala Cultural Arts Office