Ready to SAVE the CARRIE DEER…

Thanks to your support, we're underway with first steps in saving this magnificent sculpture. We're scheduling crews, equipment and volunteers for this massive undertaking. You're invited to view the gallery as work progresses over the next months while debris is cleared, items recycled or repurposed and structural repairs are made to the sculpture. You SAVED the CARRIE DEER!


Mobile Sculpture Workshop takes flight!

The Mobile Sculpture Workshop (MSW), a pilot program of the Industrial Arts Cooperative, is in the last 9 days of their Indiegogo campaign! Please visit their link to support the continuation of our steel history through new artistic interpretations. The MSW, in partnership with the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area and the Youngstown Steel Heritage Foundation, will be participating in the restoration… Read more →

Cast test antlers

Kickstarter ANTLERS poured at CARRIE FURNACES

Come on out to the Carrie Furnaces on Saturday, October 25th from 2-7PM and watch the SAVE the CARRIE DEER Kickstarter ANTLER Reward be poured…along with some adorable little iron piggies you can you acquire for your very own!   Hot iron will be flowing at Carrie and you’re invited to learn the entire process at the Casting the Iron… Read more →

Carrie Deer

The Carrie Deer on WQED October 25th

Nearly 5 years have passed since first efforts were made on the The Carrie Deer Project. The desire to restore the sculpture quickly grew into a restoration campaign, documentary, on-site student sculpture workshop and interpretive signs for the foundation building (to permanently detail the artist stories). Read more →

Happy to be here!

First Steps in Restoration

On October 9, the Restoration Team met on site for finalizing a work schedule and flow system for the restoration. Ron Baraff , Rick Rowlands and Eddie Opat finished a detailed review of the foundation building and base structure and projected man hours, equipment and material needs that will be used in finalizing schedules and budgets. Check in with the Restoration Gallery… Read more →