Talk: Sculptor Al Lavergne and The Gift

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Jul 16 2015
Talk: Sculptor Al Lavergne and The Gift

Join sculptor Al Lavergne to learn more about one of his most challenging and interesting projects.

In the summer of 2009 the late, great Yoruba wood carver, Lamidi Fakeye invited Al Lavergne to travel to Obafemi Awolowo University in Ife, Nigeria and build a steel sculpture. He applied for and received a year-long Fulbright Grant. Lavergne arrived in Nigeria on January 1, 2012 with only a suitcase and a dream to fulfill a vision. The experience resulted in a rich dialog which deepened his

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