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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Mattick's Farm


We've been looking at sculpture this week and here's another one. The figure above, however, was not a part of Sculpture Splash but is perched above the entrance to the restaurant he developed on his farm near Cordova Bay. The restaurant is now a part of the Cordova Bay Golf Club complex and is a great place to eat whether you golf or not.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sculpture Splash - Animals

When I think about sculpture what usually comes to mind is the human figure and there were lots of sculptures of people at the Sculpture Splash. But there were also many sculptures of animals and here are a couple that impressed me.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Linda Lindsay

Here are two more sculptures from last weekend's Sculpture Splash in Esquimalt. Those of you who visit this blog often will know that I spent many years in Africa and when I saw these sculptures I was completely blown away. The sculptor, Linda Lindsay, has perfectly captured the spirit of Africa in these works, a remarkable achievement. I was able to chat with the artist a little and learned that indeed she too has lived in Africa. You can see some of her other work on her website, LindaLindsaySculpture.com.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

"Serenity"

This striking piece on display at the weekend's Sculpture Splash on Buxton Green is entitled, "Serenity" and it definitely has a Buddha-like peacefulness about it. The artist is Richard Gibson.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sculpture Splash

I mentioned the Community Arts Council Sculpture Splash that was held on the weekend. It was really a terrific show with a large number of exquisite and professionally executed pieces displayed in the beautiful surroundings of Buxton Green. We'll have a look at some of the individual pieces over the next few days.