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Artists hunt for scrap metal at Gerdau

See smaller Local metal artist Carolyn Bendel hunts through rebar at Gerdau on Saturday. Gerdau opened its metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations as part of the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)

Photo by Chad Greene, 2012

Local metal artist Carolyn Bendel hunts through rebar at Gerdau on Saturday. Gerdau opened its metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations as part of the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)

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  • Local sculptor Preston Farabow searches for scrap metal at Gerdau on Saturday. Gerdau, an international steel company, allowed 12 artists to take material from its plant for their artwork as part of the ongoing Dogwood Arts Festival. 
 (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)
  • Local metal artist Preston Farabow searches for scrap metal at Gerdau on Saturday, April 21, 2011. Gerdau opened it's metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations for the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)
  • Local metal artist Preston Farabow searches for scrap metal at Gerdau on Saturday, April 21, 2011. Gerdau opened it's metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations for the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)
  • Local metal artist Carolyn Bendel hunts through rebar at Gerdau on Saturday. Gerdau opened its metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations as part of the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)
  • Local metal artist Preston Farabow searches for scrap metal at Gerdau on Saturday. Gerdau opened its metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations for the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)
  • Local metal artist Jonathan Broyles searches for scrap metal at Gerdau on Saturday, April 21, 2011. Gerdau opened it's metal recycling to local metal artists to make creations for the Dogwood Arts Festival. (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)
  • Local metal artist Jonathan Broyles examines a piece of scrap metal he found at Gerdau on Saturday. The artists were allowed to take home as much material as they could haul away with most taking at least 2,000 pounds of recycled scrap. 
  
 (Chad Greene/Special to the News Sentinel)

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