WOLFEBORO — Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro sculpture exhibit in Cate Park and on the lawn of First Congregational Church is likely stirring questions by those who have seen it. Join one of the sculptors, Phil Longergan, in Cate Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11. He will give a free tour of the exhibit and provide insight into each of the pieces.
Lonergan attended the University of St. Thomas as an undergraduate, where he studied art and psychology. Lonergan spent many years working as a furniture builder and boatbuilder, both in the United State and abroad, and he has lived throughout Europe, Asia, and Australia. After returning from working abroad, Lonergan attended graduate school at SUNY-Albany, where he received his master's of fine arts in sculpture. He is currently associate professor and coordinator of sculpture at Plymouth State University, and he has a studio at his home.
Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro's summer events continue on Wednesday, Aug. 22, with a day of poetry readings and workshops entitled "Poetry and the Social Conscience" at The Pinckney Boathouse at Brewster Academy. This free event is sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council and features former Maine poet laureate Betsy Sholls, and College of the Holy Cross professor Robert Cording.
On Saturday, Sept. 1, join pianist Kimball Gallagher for a concert at Anderson Hall at Brewster Academy. For more information and tickets visit www.artsedgewolfeboro.org or call 651-8343. Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro is a program of First Congregational Church Wolfeboro, UCC.