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School sculptures to be featured on upcoming 'Illinois Stories' episode

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Aug. 1, 2020 6:10 pm

QUINCY -- The installation of sculptures in the Celebration of Education Sculpture Series will be featured on an upcoming episode of the "Illinois Stories" TV show.

The episode will air on WQEC at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12. It also will be available on YouTube starting Thursday, Aug. 6.

Filmed July 22, the episode will showcase the installation of sculptures at Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School, Rooney Elementary School and Quincy Junior High School through a partnership between Arts Quincy and the Moorman Foundation.

Host Mark McDonald interviews Executive Director Laura Sievert, as well as artists Jim Jenkins, who created "Cosmic Clockwork" at the Junior High, Tim Jorgensen, who created "Sudden Shift" at Rooney and Michael Young, who created "Birds of Feather" at Lincoln-Douglas.

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