Public Art: Step Around by William Sellers
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Ave.
Oct 6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On view through November 5, Rochester Contemporary Art Center will display Step Around (1976). The 18’ tall stainless steel abstract geometric sculpture is presented as the latest installation in RoCo’s new public art program. William Sellers (Bay City, Michigan 1929) is a highly regarded sculptor in the Rochester area. First trained as an architect, he taught sculpture for several years at the Rochester Institute of Technology and was an assistant professor of Fine Arts at the University of Rochester. In addition to many regional shows, including a one-man show at the Memorial Art Gallery, his work has been included in two Whitney Museum Biennials and in exhibitions at the Stephen Radich Gallery in New York City, The Detroit Institute of Arts, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Colgate University, and Hofstra University. Sellers’ work is represented in numerous collections.