George Carruth Schedules May 8th Artist Signing at Garden Smiles

December 02, 2010

Back by popular demand! Carruth Studio announces a second daylong artist signing on Saturday May 8th from 10-5 PM.

05.03.2010– Waterville, Ohio—Carruth Studio receives regular requests for artist signing events, which allow collectors of Carruth sculptures to have their purchases signed by renowned American sculptor, George Carruth. A recent artist signing event drew steady streams of fans, eager to visit with the artist, review the new additions to the collection, purchase gifts for Mother’s Day and have each piece individually signed by the artist himself. In response to requests from customers and fans, George Carruth has scheduled a second artist signing on Saturday, May 8th.

George Carruth’s hand-cast and hand-finished stone sculptures include inspirational, holiday, family and animal pieces as well as nature faces, fairies, gnomes and angels. The sculptures and plaques are often given as gifts for special occasions. “George and I both enjoy having the chance to meet our customers and to hear the stories about how they have used their sculptures,” said Deb Carruth, George Carruth’s wife, and owner of Garden Smiles and Carruth Studio. “Many of our customers are collectors of Carruth sculptures and they relish the opportunity to meet and speak with George in person,” she said. “Having a piece autographed by George really adds value, according to our collectors”, she added. “We’ve had so many requests for another artist signing that we added this one to the schedule at the last moment.”

Carruth Studio sculptures are used in garden and landscaping, interiors, as gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, weddings and anniversaries–and especially as an expression of sympathy or memorial. According to Deb Carruth, Garden Smiles also carries the work of many other talented artists and, fondly dubbed “the pursuit of imperfection”, is the only place where one can find second quality Carruth sculptures at significant savings. ?? Garden Smiles offers a wide range of gift items and decorative pieces for indoor and outdoor use.

“People often struggle to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day,” said Deb Carruth. “George’s sculptures offer a whimsical alternative for Mother’s Day gift giving,” she stated. According to Deb Carruth, George Carruth has recently released a short video highlighting four of his favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas and providing some “behind-the-scenes” information about each one. Carruth sculptures are cast to give many years of pleasure, outdoors and indoors—year round.

The Carruth artist signing on May 8th will be held at Garden Smiles in Waterville, Ohio. The event starts at 10:00 AM and runs until 5:00PM EST. For directions or more information visit or call 419.878.5412. You can also find Carruth Studio on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About George Carruth
George Carruth is an artist who has been creating images out of limestone and clay since 1983. Educated at the Columbus School of Art and Design, his original carvings are sought out by collectors, sent as gifts for weddings, holidays, bereavement, and birthdays. You can view his collection at or by visiting the gallery and retail store, Garden Smiles, located on Mechanic Street in Waterville, Ohio.

About Carruth Studio
Carruth Studio’s hand-cast and hand-finished stone sculptures are designed by nationally renowned artist and sculptor, George Carruth. These whimsical sculptures are used as gifts, garden art, memorials, interior decorations and collectibles. Carruth sculptures also work well as fundraising incentives and the firm has a special fundraising program available. Carruth Studio is located in Waterville, Ohio and ships products throughout the United States and Canada. Carruth sculptures are also distributed in retail outlets throughout the country. For more information, visit or find Carruth Studio on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About Garden Smiles
Carruth Studio’s gift shop and gallery, Garden Smiles, is located in Waterville, Ohio. Garden Smiles, is the brainchild of George’s wife, Deb Carruth, and is the only place where you will find the complete collection of his sculpted designs–more than 250 pieces.

Garden Smiles is open Monday through Friday from 10-6PM EST, Saturdays from 10-5PM EST and Sundays from 12-5PM EST. For directions, visit or call 419.878.5412.

At Garden Smiles visitors have the opportunity to see the newest designs that are not yet available anywhere else. Besides being a gallery for George’s sculptures, it’s also a place to test market new colors, mediums and ideas he may be working on. Collectors have an opportunity to take home a design or color that may never find its way into our catalog. Occasionally, he is available the day of your visit to sign your purchase.


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