Copper Rain Ward

Mother’s Lap by Copper Rain Ward

Rain Ward’s sculpture for the International Sculpture Symposium, Mother’s Lap, stands 61/2 ft. and is made of limestone. Rain is from Pflugerville, TX and studied art in Arizona, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. In addition she studied concrete sculpture under James Smith in Raleigh, NC, and portrait sculpture under Pern Smalley at the Elizabeth Ney Museum in Austin. In North Carolina she served as a founding member and Gallery Coordinator of the Raleigh Artists Community, and conducted a sculpture workshop at the Governor Morehead School for the Blind, made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts.