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Sculptor unveils “Gentle Giants” series



(INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada)  June Towill Brown will unveil her new Series of Three bronze sculpture collection entitled “Gentle Giants” at a free public showing and live sculpting event at the Pacific Crest Gallery, July 24-25, in South Lake Tahoe, Ca.   Well-known for her hallmark Series work, Brown’s most recent collection was created to honor the mystical and magical Gypsy stallion horses and includes the limited edition sculptures entitled “Gypsy Dancer, Gypsy Spirit and Gypsy Fire,” she said.  During this weekend event, June Towill Brown of J.T. Brown Sculptures will be on-site from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and will be sculpting on her next Series of Three that will portray Gypsy mares with their foals.  Pacific Crest Gallery is located at 1001 Heavenly Village Way, Suite 21; for more information, call (530) 541-2523.

 June Towill Brown’s “Gypsy Fire” Selected as Finalist in Prestigious Juried Show

This past month, Brown attended the Women Artists of the West 40th Annual Celebration where Brown’s sculpture “Gypsy Fire” was chosen as a Finalist during the event’s Juried Show at the legendary Olaf Wieghorst Museum in El Cajon, Ca..

The Limited Edition bronze was displayed during this six-week thematic event honoring some of the west finest women artists. (In December of 2008, Brown was juried into Women Artists of the West (WAOW) from among many accomplished women artists in the United States.)

The Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center honors the accomplished artist who is known for his magnificent portrayals of the nineteenth century American West, exhibited a remarkable affinity for the cowboys, the Native American Indians, and the settlers who helped shape this country’s Western landscape.

Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby to Showcase Brown’s Recent Works

On September 19, the $25,000 Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby in Carson City, Nv. will make its inaugural debut as a standalone high performance competition in affiliation with the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA). Paralleling this notable event is a presentation showcase of equine artistry and other elite commodities; June Towill Brown will be on site to present a variety of her most recent Series of Three Gypsy Horses and also her Friesian and Arabian horses in Bronze, as well as, Lucite.  According to the Derby’s Website, this event will bring a new level of show jumping excellence to the Reno/Tahoe area and a novel charitable event (for the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation) to the affluent and influential equestrian community.  The USHJA International Hunter Derby Program was created to bring show hunters to the international level, to increase spectator interest, media and sponsorship interest, and to bring tradition and basic riding principles back to the sport of showing hunters.  For more information about the Derby, visit www.fmhunterderby.com.

About June Towill Brown 

For the past 15 years, June Towill Brown has created works of art to appreciate and preserve the character and beauty of Native American cultures, series of horse breeds to Shakespearean characters and their stories.  As an artist and an educator, Brown continues to study the structures of humans and wild life to enrich the lives of others through the stories the sculptures tell.   “As an artist and educator, I am constantly learning and exploring life.  By studying the structures of humans, birds, wild life, horses, I can enrich the lives of others through my sculpture and the stories they tell,” said Brown.

JT Brown Sculptures is based in Incline Village, Nevada, on Lake Tahoe’s north shore. For complete information, visit www.jtbrownsculptures.com or call 775-831-1313.

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