Mocksville sculptor and metalsmith Dempsy Calhoun is creating metal and wood sculpture he calls “Tri-Lateral Agreement,” in the lobby of the new Wake Downtown building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The 16-foot-long sculpture will represent the building’s transition from the “old industrial juggernaut that was Reynolds Tobacco,” said Dempsy, to a modern, high-tech future teaching students at Wake Forest University. Working from a master drawing, and making modifications as the piece comes together, Calhoun expects the work to be finished by mid-to-late February. To see more photos, go to

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