Trophies and Totems,” an exhibition of steel sculptures by Scott Foster, opens
Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Alexander Gallery at Clackamas Community College. The
show continues through October 31.
explores a variety of animal and human forms utilizing modern materials to
convey an ancient feeling. He has had a longtime fascination with unique,
individual parts that are used to construct a whole such as antlers, bones and
skulls. Inspiration from these forms manifests itself in realistic renderings
of welded steel. The exhibition is comprised of free-standing works, wall
pieces and installations.
Foster has a long
and impressive career in the arts. He has been a character sculptor for Bent
Image Lab and Laika studio. He was an integral part of the animated film “Coraline,”
creating figures for the stop motion animation. Foster is also the owner of
Good, a gallery located on Mississippi Avenue in Portland.
An artist reception
will take place Tuesday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Alexander
Gallery. The artist will be available to talk about the works, and light refreshments
will be served. The Alexander Gallery in the Niemeyer Center at CCC is open to
the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and during special
events. Admission is free.
information, please contact Kate Simmons at 503.594.3032.