[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

SCVNews.com | New Sculpture Adorns South Fork Trail | 12-31-2012
Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Sunny
Sunny
83°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
March 29
1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]


southfork123112aThe City of Santa Clarita recently installed its third piece of art along the South Fork Trail as part of the Common Spaces: Art in Public Places campaign.  The piece, titled “The Finish,” pays tribute to the men, women and children who use the trail system to stay active and healthy.

Artist Scott Bruckner donated the wood art piece to the City and describes his creation as representing a runner’s excitement as he or she passes the finish line in a race.  The piece was constructed from Douglas fir with steel support brackets and steel cables.  It is approximately 14 feet high from the base with a wingspan of seven feet.  Several coats of weatherproof deck sealer were applied to help maintain the finish and protect it from the drying and fading effects from the sun.  “The Finish” is the third art installation along the South Fork Trail, which also includes “The Spirit of Santa Clarita” by artist Dianne Foderaro and STROLL, an audio-art collaboration with CalArts.

southfork123112b“The South Fork Trail runs through the heart of our community and is a great place to showcase unique works of art for the residents who use the trails,” said Mayor Frank Ferry.  “’The Finish’ not only represents Santa Clarita’s commitment to healthy living, but the joy associated with setting a goal and accomplishing it.”

Artist Scott Bruckner began his wood sculpting in 1995, working with found objects and unused construction materials.  His work has garnered numerous awards over the years in local art shows, with his last award in the 2012 Santa Clarita Art Classic.  He has been an active part of the Santa Clarita arts community and was president of the Santa Clarita Artists’ Association from 2005 to 2006.

“The Finish” is part of the City of Santa Clarita City Council and Arts Commission’s efforts to provide a variety of enriching experiences in the community through public art in public spaces.  For more information about the City’s arts endeavors, please visit Common-Spaces.org.

To learn more about “The Finish” sculpture along the South Fork Trail, please contact Arts and Events Supervisor Jeff Barber at (661) 250-3779.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

Comments are closed.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT LINKS
LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Get ready for music, and dancing, and live performances and family fun. The Latin Music and Cultural Festival is coming to Santa Clarita, Saturday July 11th. The Festival will be the opening event for the LA SummerFEST
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
It’s gonna be a Wumbloozo Saturday night both onstage and on the tube here in the Santa Clarita Valley. The award-winning SCV Blues Society band plays live at Vincenzo’s on Lyons Avenue in Newhall from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The best pizza in town, with all kinds of sodas and beers. Call 259-6733 for details.
Monday, Mar 23, 2015
The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in April with its second installment of the 2015 season. Main Street in Old Town Newhall will come to life each Thursday evening with a variety of events, including square dancing, trucks and off-roading vehicles, a Western-themed block party, an appearance by acclaimed director Jorge Gutierrez and performances by renowned musicians Kristyn Harris and Jim Jones.
Friday, Mar 20, 2015
A new study released by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission finds 79 of 81 school districts are partnering with 185 teaching artists and nonprofit arts organizations to bring arts education to students across the region.
Friday, Mar 20, 2015
Western Swing at its best rolls into Cowboy Movie Star William S. Hart’s historic mansion for a special, one-night only, intimate, living room concert on Friday, Apr. 17, at 8 p.m., during the 2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.
Friend Activity
Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]
Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley mountain bike riders are gathering at Castaic Lake this weekend for a two-day event.
Santa Clarita Valley Riders Race Around Castaic Lake
The training program teaches trainees the theory of appraisal and techniques of valuing real and personal property for assessment purposes. Part of the yearlong training program is devoted to classroom study; the balance of time is spent in the field, training under the direction of experienced appraisers.
County Assessor Hosting Training Program
1923 - Lawman Jack Pilcher appointed to Newhall Chamber of Commerce board [story]
Judith Crowe will demonstrate pastel painting at the May 18 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 pm at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
May 18: SCAA to Host Pastel Painting Demonstration
The faculty and students in California State University, Northridge’s music department will be in “fool swing” next week to raise money for student scholarships.
April Fools’ Day Comedy Show Benefits Student Scholarships at CSUN
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, the female victim of a fatal crash has been identified plus we talk about what you can look forward to seeing on SCVTV on Saturday.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 27, 2015
The Recruitment Fair is an opportunity for those seeking a Deputy Sheriff Trainee position to meet and greet with various deputy personnel who work at different assignments within the Department. The Recruitment Fair will feature the diversity in assignments of a deputy sheriff.
Sheriff’s Department Recruiting Deputies
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below March 30 – April 4, 2015, for striping and signage work. Detours will be provided.
I-5 and SR-14 Closure Alert
The ACSA recently named Winger to receive this year’s Ferd Kiesel Memorial Distinguished Service Award. Named for the association’s founding president, the award is presented to those who have had a significant impact on public education over a wide geographical area, and who have made contributions that have had an impact on significant segments of public education.
Former Newhall District Superintendent Receives State Award
An official with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the second of two victims from a fatal, head-on collision in Canyon Country.
Second Victim ID’ed In Canyon Country Fatal Crash
The deputy district attorney who reviewed the accusations against the owner of Tandoori Grill found “the allegations in the letter were not substantiated,” leading to the charges being dropped Thursday.
Report: Charges Rejected Against Business Owner Due To ‘Inconsistencies’
Local teen artists are being invited to submit their artwork and win a complimentary trip to Washington, D.C. to see their artwork displayed in the Capital Building, officials announced Friday.
SCV Artists Could Have Work Displayed In Capitol Building
Saugus Union School District officials approved nine members for an oversight committee intended to keep an eye out on the $148 million bond measure voters approved in November.
Saugus District Approves Measure EE Oversight Committee
Six Flags Magic Mountain officials expect construction on Twisted Colossus to finish soon, they said Friday, during a walking tour of the park.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Twisted Colossus Almost Complete
1847 - Probable birth date of Pico Canyon oil driller Charles Alexander Mentry [story]
SCV NewsBreak: Valencia High grad and Super Bowl champ Shane Vereen was given a key to the city at a special luncheon held in his honor Thursday.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hundreds gathered Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia to hear New York Giants running back Shane Vereen talk about his career, Super Bowl championship and Santa Clarita upbringing, including his first coach.
Super Bowl Champion Shane Vereen Talks To SCV Crowd
Get ready for music, and dancing, and live performances and family fun. The Latin Music and Cultural Festival is coming to Santa Clarita, Saturday July 11th. The Festival will be the opening event for the LA SummerFEST
July 11: Latin Music and Cultural Festival coming to Santa Clarita
Jessica’s Law authors George and Sharon Runner today responded to a decision by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to stop enforcing Jessica’s Law residency restrictions statewide:
Runners Respond to Corrections Decision on Jessica’s Law
It’s gonna be a Wumbloozo Saturday night both onstage and on the tube here in the Santa Clarita Valley. The award-winning SCV Blues Society band plays live at Vincenzo’s on Lyons Avenue in Newhall from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The best pizza in town, with all kinds of sodas and beers. Call 259-6733 for details.
SCV Entertainment Beat: Wumbloozo on House Blend; Summer Meltdown
City of Santa Clarita DFYIT Program members are hosting “X-Week” at more than a dozen local junior high and high schools to encourage teens in Santa Clarita to be drug-free.
Santa Clarita Teens Pledge To Be Drug-Free With DFYIT
Crime reports for Stevenson Ranch 3/16-3/22
Blotter: Stevenson Ranch, Zone 3
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office declined to press charges against the owner of Tandoori Grill, officials said Thursday.
D.A. Declines to Charge Tandoori Grill Owner with Trafficking