Boundless

A Public Sculpture by NC Artist Stephen Hayes
Commemorating the United States Colored Troops and Their Fight for Freedom


Presented by


PNC Bank



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About


Cameron Art Museum was the site of the Battle of Forks Road, a Civil War skirmish whose victory was won by the United States Colored Troops (USCT) and led to the fall of Wilmington. Their impact is significant, yet their story is virtually unknown.


Plaster Casting

About the Project


North Carolina artist Stephen Hayes has fashioned this life-size bronze sculpture from the cast features of 11 African American men connected to the site and its story - USCT descendants, re-enactors, veterans, and community leaders. The sculpture is connected deeply to the community’s history, its present, and its future.






Stephen Hayes

About the Artist


Stephen Hayes is the winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. He teaches in the department of Art and Art History at Duke University. Hayes's work has been featured at the National Cathedral, Winston Salem State University, Duke University, CAM Raleigh, Rosa Parks Museum, African American Museum of Philadelphia, and Harvey B. Gantt Center, among others.





Thank you to the Boundless Committee for their hard work in making this project possible.


Carol Miller
Chair


Barbara Akinwole


Fred & Simone Allen


Ava Baker


Alma Brooks


Sheila Cannon-Santos


Renée Sander-Lawson


Primus Robinson




Thank you to our sponsors:



HTR Foundation


Women's Impact Network of New Hanover County


AARP North Carolina


Karen A. Bencke


Brunswick Civil War Round Table


City of Wilmington


Corning Incorporated


Joseph and Whitney Finley


Drs. William and Carol Malloy and Ms. Maxine Terry


Michael McCarley and Nancy Langevin


James and Kimberly Moore


Monteith Construction Corp.


nCino


New Hanover County


Col. (Ret.) Eric Terashima


Mike and Ellie Ryan


Jeanne Rotunda and Michael Weinberg


WECT


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