8th Annual Paradise Pour

Columbus, Indiana
August 17–22, 2014

Since 2006, James Brenner has organized an annual iron pour and week-long artist residency in Columbus, Indiana. This iron pour, known as the Paradise Pour, is sponsored by the Columbus Area Arts Council. Resident artists are provided with foundry materials, camping accommodations, and discount meal tickets.

The 8th Annual Paradise Pour in Columbus, Indiana was held August 17–22, 2014. It included an onsite exhibition curated by David Kadlec at Jackson Contemporary Art, sand mold making at the CE Systems Foundry, and the opportunities to assist in community workshops and educational cast iron presentations. The iron pour, conducted at Mill Race Park, was accompanied by music and BBQ.