State Specific Piece: “Arc of Peace” reaches out her arms and releases an arc of bronze origami folded cranes, representing peace and the fulfillment of hope, out into the world. She reminds us that peace is not necessarily the absence of war or something we need to fight for. Instead it is something that can be created with our intentions and sent out into the world though our actions and interactions with each other and ourselves.
Lorri Acott is a sculptor currently represented in multiple galleries around the US. Articles in Southwest Art Magazine, Sculptural Pursuit Magazine, and Pottery Making Illustrated have featured Lorri’s unique development and application of paper clay sculpting techniques which has led to bronze sculptures that are unique and recognizable. Lorri’s sculptures are collected by art lovers as far away as The Netherlands, South Africa, and Japan, and have been placed on the sets of a number of different television programs and movies.
The Women with Wings Project which brought together over 400 women with their own unique stories of inspiration in Colorado and another 150 in Columbia Missouri, and now Lorri is beginning a new project "Unpacking the Shadow".
Lorri's public projects include sculptures placed in, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, and now in Wisconsin.