Alex Palkovich

Sculptor, FNSS, Fellow of the National Sculpture Society

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September 13th, 2014

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The Florence Visitor has put together a map where you can view the sculptures of Alex Palkovich in the region.  Click below to view the map. 

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The Florence Baptist Temple unveils “The Sower” by Alex Palkovich

Watch the ceremony!

Alex Palkovich installs “On the way to the market” in Beaufort County, South Carolina.

https://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/single-post/2018/10/05/An-afternoon-with-world-renowned-sculptor-Alex-Palkovich

South Carolina 2019 Vacation Guide Highlights Sculptures of Alex Palkovich at Veterans Park in Florence.

https://discoversouthcarolina.com/articles/see-world-class-art-moving-memorials-at-florence-veterans-park

A True Renaissance Man – Alex Palkovich in Golden Life Magazine

Alex installs the commissioned bronze monument of Dr. Beck with his young patient in front of the Luther F. Carter Center for Health Sciences Building in Downtown Florence, South Carolina. The official opening took place August 4th, 2016.

Dr. Beck - Bronze Monument - Located in Florence, South Carolina

Dr. Beck

The installation of Dr. Beck was discussed in multiple news sources:

Here is the story of the boy who was chosen to pose for the sculpture.

Here is a letter to the editor of the Florence Morning News discussing how much the sculpture means to people. 

Here is a link to the blog discussing the sculpture’s installation in more depth. 

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In November, 2015, Alex installed his sculpture of a Boykin Spaniel in Veteran’s Park in Florence, South Carolina which completed the sculptural narrative of “Home Safe.” The excited dog can be seen running to be part of the family grouping greeting the returning soldier.

Dog in Bronze

Dog

The full-size Home Safe monument

The full-size Home Safe monument

Alex unveiled “Huey Cooper” in Lake City, South Carolina, September 10th, 2014.

Huey Cooper

Huey Cooper

http://www.scnow.com/news/article_fbf1b5de-3954-11e4-a9eb-0017a43b2370.html


Commentary on Alex’s work at the Loveland Sculpture Invitational 2014

http://lovelandsculptureinvitational.org/artists/alex-palkovich/ 


On the Way to the Market Selected for National Sculpture Society’s Award Exhibit

For the second year in a row, Alex had a piece selected for inclusion in the exclusive National Sculpture Society’s Award Exhibit that traveled to Tampa, Florida and then to Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina. On the way to the market went on to win the People’s Choice Award for 2013.

http://www.scnow.com/entertainment/currents/article_fd059274-5241-11e3-ac16-0019bb30f31a.html

http://carolinaartsnews.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/sc-sculptor-alex-palkovich-wins-the-80th-annual-national-sculpture-society-exhibitions-peoples-choice-award/

On the way to the market


Alex is honored by Florence County Council in November, 2013.

http://www.scnow.com/news/local/article_8c845424-52f3-11e3-9468-001a4bcf6878.html


Einstein was selected for inclusion in the prestigious National Sculpture Society’s 79th Annual Awards Exhibition.

Einstein

The exhibit was held at Brookgreen Gardens August 5 – October 28th, 2012.

According to the people at Brookgreen…
“This juried show includes the works of the most talented sculptors from across the country, including 15 award-winning works. During the course of the exhibit, visitors will be able to vote for their favorite sculptures to win Brookgreen Gardens’ People’s Choice Award. The exhibition is free with regular garden admission. Brookgreen Gardens is the only venue to host this prestigious exhibition.”

You can see Alex’s “Einstein” in his studio at the Art Trail Gallery!

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