Arts students to make can sculpture for Johnson Center grand opening

first_imgLatest Stories “We’ll use shelving of plyboard that we’ll shape with a scroll saw and the cans should stack rather easily,” Skaggs said. “If we have to do some banding to keep them together, we’ll do that. And, we’re going to have to figure out some way to put the U.S. Postal Service logo on the sculpture.”The plans are to also incorporate a video into the design.“The idea is to have a video behind the mailbox that shows people walking,” Skaggs said. “That should add some interest. And, if we have enough cans donated, we might do an impromptu sculpture.”The mail drop box sculpture will be on display Sunday in the Cultural Arts Studio across from the Johnson Center for the Arts.Visitors to the Studio are encouraged to bring a canned food item which will be donated to the local food bank.Entertainment at the Studio will be presented by the choirs of First Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church of Troy following the Grand Opening Ceremony for the Johnson Center for the Arts at 2 p.m. Sunday.Everyone is invited to visit the Studio and enjoy all of the activities of the day. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “And, since the Johnson Center for the Arts used to be the Troy Post Office, the students decided that the sculpture should be a mail drop box.”To construct the mail drop box, the students needed a “ton” of blue food item cans.The original idea was to use olive cans but not enough of those cans could be found, so the students opted for 2,000 Pepsi cans and a huge stack of tuna cans for contrast.The mail drop box sculpture will be seven to eight feet in height and have a four-foot base. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author Book Nook to reopen “The Little Engine That Could” coined the phrase, “I think I can. I think I can” but it’s folks like the students in Greg Skaggs’ 3D design class at Troy University who really can.About 30 of Skaggs’ students have put their creativity and their artistic bent to the test constructing an Andy Warholish can sculpture that is sure to be a showstopper.The students were challenged with designing a can sculpture that will be acenter_img By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Republican candidate Love speaks to Exchange On the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, 2nd Congressional District Candidate Rep. Jay Love reminded the Troy Exchange… read more By The Penny Hoarder Arts students to make can sculpture for Johnson Center grand opening Next Up“point of interest” at the Grand Opening of the Holman and Ethel Johnson Center for the Arts on Sunday.“The Prints of Andy Warhol” exhibition will be the featured exhibit for the event.“Richard Metzger, executive director of the Troy Pike Cultural Arts Center, approached me this summer about doing a construction project based on Andy Warhol’s soup cans,” Skaggs said. “Both of us have seen these constructions made of different food item cans in malls. After the sculptures are dismantled, the food items are donated to food banks. So, that was the idea behind the sculpture. Published 12:07 pm Friday, September 12, 2008 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img