nature http://wfpl.org en Sculptor Prefers Sticks to Stone http://wfpl.org/post/sculptor-prefers-sticks-stone <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest visiting artist Patrick Dougherty will unveil the large willow sculpture he created on the Bernheim grounds this week.</p><p>Dougherty has created more than 200 large-scale sculptures all over the world, from a piece for the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens to a Shinto temple in Japan. His raw materials are indigenous tree saplings and branches, like the locally-sourced willow, maple and gum branches that make up this sculpture, but Dougherty just calls them &ldquo;sticks.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 25 at http://wfpl.org Sculptor Prefers Sticks to Stone