Sculptor Heidi Wastweet Gives Talk at Brookgreen Gardens


Heidi Wastweet


Brookgreen Gardens presents a lecture by Heidi Wastweet, sculptor-in-residence and a leading American medalist and sculptor specializing in bas-relief bronzes. Wastweet serves as vice president for the American Medallic Sculpture Association and is the former president and founder of Seattle Sculpture Guild as well as a member of the Federation Internationale de la Medaille. Medal and coin credits include a seven-coin set issued by the Sultanate of Darfur, Asian Hall of Fame Award Medal, the Dean’s Award for Seattle University School of Law, Alumnus Award for Stephen F. Austin University, Mayo Clinic Visiting Physicians Medal, Stanford University Alumni Medal, and Island Records Willie Nelson portrait. In addition to medallic art, she has also created a number of public art pieces including a recent commission for the University of Washington’s Medal of Honor Monument in Seattle. To learn more about Heidi Wastweet, visit her website here.

The event takes place on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium. Admission is free with garden admission and reserved seating is not required. For more information, (843) 235-6000.