Sculpture, paintings big part of art forum

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Posted: February 27, 2014

The Winchester Star

White Post artist Doug Pifer poses with one of the eight paintings he is creating for an art installation at Clermont Farm.
Baltimore artist Michael Benevento takes measurements on a wooden section of an outdoor public sculpture he is creating with fellow artist Andrew Shenker. It is scheduled to be finished by late April. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Andrew Shenker throws a measuring tape to Michael Benevento as the Baltimore artists work on their outdoor public sculpture along Harry Byrd Highway in front of Clermont Farm in Clarke County on Thursday. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
White Post artist Doug Pifer works on one of the paintings he is doing for Clermont Farm. The paintings, which depict farm animals, will be hung in the barn on the Clarke County farm’s property.
Pifer used acrylic paint on birchwood board for this painting of a hen with her chicks and a rooster.


Robert Stieg Jr., CEO of the Clermont Foundation, has been getting phone calls and emails from friends and acquaintances recently to tell him, “That’s not how you stack hay.”

The object…

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