THE TONY SMITH SCULPTURE PROJECT
Tony Smith was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. A sculptor, painter, and architect who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright, he reached international fame in the 1960s and 1970s with his large-scale, geometric sculpture. Smith created many of his famous sculptures in his original childhood home in South Orange, New Jersey. › Learn More
CALL FOR ARTISTS
2014 ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL ON THE ARTS GRANT AWARD
The Lennie Pierro Memorial Arts Foundation has been awarded a 2014 matching grant form the Essex County Coucil on The Arts. The $3,920 grant will be used to
expand community programming, including an academic symposium at Seton Hall University, a collaboration with
the school district, a curated outdoor sculpture exhibition, and the annual “Art Party in the Park” celebration in South Orange’s Meadowland Park.
Currently titled EXTRAPOLATE 3, the expanded 2014 program will present a free, public, three-day event that serves to “deepen audience understanding of the creative processes and contemporary influences of world renowned artist and native of South Orange, Tony Smith.