40 inches tall

313 pounds (142 Kg)

Materials Used:
Stainless Steel

Techniques Used:
TIG (tungsten inert gas) welded stainless steel rod and plate.

Each feather created individually.

What the artist is trying to say:
This commissioned stainless steel owl marks the grave of Lori Mae Porter in Abercrombie Cemetery near Pictou, Nova Scotia. I use the “owl” as a metaphor of the afterlife. After death does the spirit pass into a divine consciousness, or simply oblivion?

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