Alonzo's News

A Periodic Look at what Alonzo is up to

LITTLE RUMBA’S NEW HOME
July 28, 2017

Thought I would let you know that “Little Rumba” has finally arrived following his long-awaited journey over the Atlantic from the US to the UK! (Leicester-England to be precise!)

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ANNOUNCING FAMILY GATHERING
March 23, 2017

A new offering of an “old” sculpture, one of Alonzo’s signature pieces, this dolphin ensemble which he has named “Family Gathering”.

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LIFE LESSONS LEARNED – SCULPTING YOUNG MINDS
February 11, 2017

This was in The Lyons Recorder newspaper - Written by By Henry J. Barone Have you ever been inspired by someone to the point where it changes the way you think and feel about the world? Well, this happened to me in my fifth grade year at Lyons Elementary with a few of my fellow students. It all started in fifth grade during our Human Rights Unit. Specifically, we were learning about how people with disabilities have also had to fight for fair treatment in our country. This is how we were introduced to Alonzo Clemons, Sculpture Savant.

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IN THE SKY
December 8, 2016

On a recent Sunday, Alonzo produced a sculpture of a totally different kind, not at all his typical animal works. It is this remarkable crucifix. When asked if he saw a similar image in a magazine, he replied, “In the sky.” Later, he elaborated, “I was sleeping. Saw the Roman soldiers walking around.” It seemed that he had touched upon a new and profound source of inspiration.

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ALONZO'S LIFE-SIZED ARABIAN FOAL, CASSIE
September 27, 2016

Several years ago, Alonzo’s life-sized Arabian foal, Cassie, was purchased for placement at KidsPark, a disability-accessible play area at Lafayette Elementary School. Ultimately, for several reasons, the sculpture could not be placed in the schoolyard.

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