Boston has ice sculptures for their First Night. Chelmsford will have a tree sculpture for our July Fourth Country Fair in 2011.
Jesse "The Machine" Green, http://TheMachineJesseGreen.com, will be bringing his chainsaw to Chelmsford on July 3rd! Come watch him carve a sculpture for the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail on the lawn next to the Chelmsford Center for the Arts at Old Town Hall in Chelmsford Center, http://www.chelmsfordcenterforthearts.org. What will he be sculpting? Where will it be installed on the trail? You can help with ideas and win bragging rights by submitting the winning entry using the form below. The sculpture will be carved from a tree trunk. It will be around 6 feet tall. The subject should have something to do with Chelmsford. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2011. Winners will be announced on June 15, 2011.
The Chelmsford Center for the Arts located in the historic Town Hall is Chelmsford's only public art institution. Opened on November 7, 2009, it is the home to the CCA Gallery, Artists-in-Residence Studios, Chelmsford Art Society, Chelmsford Community Band, Chelmsford Community Jazz Band, and Illumination Opera.