Cornwall Stone Event

The Art of the Stone Wall
When Chris and Becky Dayton contacted Dummerston stone artist, Dan Snow to build a wall in front of their house, they had in mind a simple stone wall. They were amazed and delighted with the completed work of art; a pair of freestanding walls that fan out in multiple directions to create a series of intriguing spaces. Snow is a sculptor who uses traditional dry stone walling techniques to make his art. He is also a Mastercraftsman/Examiner with the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.

On October 20th, guests were invited to meet Dan Snow, hear him talk about his work, enjoy food and drink catered by Martha Winant and explore the Dayton’s stone wall environmental art piece. The video documentary, “Stone Rising”, by Camilla Rockwell, ran continuously during the afternoon. The DVD and the beautiful book, “In the Company of Stone”, by Dan Snow, was available for purchase.
This event was a dual benefit. Over $1500 was raised – with proceeds shared equally with the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury and Great River Arts Institute in Bellows Falls.

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9 Responses to Cornwall Stone Event

  1. Moss Moon Studio October 21, 2007 at 3:02 pm #

    Thank you for having us there to check out your new work.It was very inspiring to hear your principles. You rock!

  2. Anonymous October 17, 2007 at 2:25 pm #

    Too bad I am too far away to participate on the 20th, but I hope to hear your stony dialog with Our Earth in December.
    I love your blog, congrat.
    Veronica Kadlubkiewicz

  3. Dan Snow October 15, 2007 at 11:33 pm #

    Thank you David James from Sutton Québec for clarifying the phone information!
    Readers – please note –
    The correct number is 802-382-9222.
    Apologies for the confusion – hope to see you on Saturday.

  4. David J. October 15, 2007 at 9:18 pm #

    Whoops, the number is 802.382.9222, This series of e-mails do not need to be published. Becky also said that there is not a limit on attendance and that tickets could be purchased on site for folks like us coming from afar. Cheers David James from Sutton Québec.

  5. David J. October 15, 2007 at 9:10 pm #

    Dan, I just spoke wth Becky who corrected the number for me. It is 802.832.9222. Cheers and may the sun shine for you this Saturday

  6. David J. October 15, 2007 at 9:02 pm #

    Could you please verify the number. I have just tried it and been told that it is not in service. In the meantime, can you say whether tickets are available at the site, and if attendance is limited. Thank you.

  7. Dan Snow October 12, 2007 at 7:56 pm #

    For ticket information to the event on Sat 10/20, please Contact the Town Hall Theater box office at 802-388-9222.
    Thank you!

  8. Anonymous October 12, 2007 at 6:31 pm #

    Could you give more details about this event.
    Where is it exactly and how to buy tickets
    Thanks

  9. Angela October 3, 2007 at 12:29 pm #

    I didn’t know you had a blog!!!!!! HA, way ahead of me!

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