Well Said: Patrick Dougherty

Patrick Dougherty has spent 30 years designing and building unique art out of sticks. The Carolina alumnus is now bringing his art back to campus.

Throughout his three-decade career as a professional artist, Patrick Dougherty has designed and constructed more than 300 stickwork sculptures across the world.

Now, the world-renowned Carolina alumnus has brought his talents back to Chapel Hill with his recently finished “Step Right Up” sculpture, which will be on display outside the Ackland Art Museum for the next year.

In this week’s episode, we talk with Doughtery about his artistic process and his most recent sculpture on Carolina’s campus.

Read a transcript of this episode.

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