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Preservation School – Preserving the Art of Stone Carving

Apr 24, 2024

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

In this class, led by Pellettieri Stone Carvers founder Chris Pellettieri, participants will learn about the work Chris does as a professional stone carver as well as his work with students of all ages through his Academy.

For his commissioned work Chris specializes in free-hand sculpture, decorative design, portraiture, casting, and lettering for public and private settings. Chris will explain the different methods of carving including using modeling clay, plaster casts, measuring guides, and free-hand- sculpting.

The Pellettieri Stonecarvers’ Academy, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is dedicated to offering training in the traditional techniques of stone carving and promoting awareness and appreciation of stone carving. These classes teach students to understand and appreciate stone as a building material. They learn how to shape a block of stone into arches, domes, vaulting ceilings, and more. They pride themselves on preserving the ancient traditions of stone carving and passing them on to the next generation.

General Admission $5

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