Sculptor and Olympian Peter Schifrin Visits NVC March 17-18
Acclaimed Sculptor Showcases Work at NVC
Olympian Peter Schifrin Visits NVC March 17-18
NVC will host acclaimed sculptor and
Olympian Peter Schifrin March 17-18,
whose large-scale sculptors in bronze are displayed in private and public
commissions from coast to coast, including an art exhibit at the 2012 London
Schifrin was a member of the U.S. men’s fencing team. For a little more than a decade,
Schifrin was director of the School of Fine Art Sculpture at the Academy of Art
University, where he is currently a faculty member. Schifrin is a member of the
International Sculpture Center and was voted into the National Sculpture
Society as a ‘Fellow’ in 2011.
He will be the
visiting artist at NVC's Palmetto Center for the Arts from March 17-18, 2014.
There will be an artist talk, a reception and showcase of Schifrin’s work on
March 18 from 7-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The artist’s sculpture
will remain on display at the Palmetto Center for the Arts until April 25,
snapshot of some his commissioned pieces:
22-foot bronze monuments, Confluence
and Skyward at Post and Mason
streets in San Francisco’s premier Union Square District, commissioned by
the Academy of Art University.
bronze, Full Sky for an
award-winning home in New York
bronze, Earth & Sky for
DeLoach Vineyards, Sonoma, Calif.
bronze and steel, Coyotes in
downtown San Jose
bronze and steel, Firefighter in
San Ramon, Calif.
bronze, Wounded Man for the city
of San Mateo’s Performing Arts Center
bronze piece, Play Sky, at a
private residence in Sonoma.
For more information,
contact the Palmetto Box Office at