Michael Warrick and the National Sculptors' Guild has installed "Mockingbird Tree" an 18-ft tall stainless steel sculpture in Southlake, Texas at the Zena Rucker Road/Tower Boulevard Roundabout.
2/1/2019: We're thrilled to have another project in the works with the City of Southlake. Michael Warrick and the National Sculptors' Guild won their latest competition with the pictured design of "Mockingbird Tree".
The 18-ft tall stainless steel sculpture Celebrates the tree as one of Texas' natural resources; incorporates three mockingbirds (the Texas state bird) and creates a playful image that engages the public's imagination.
Once complete, it will be placed in a roundabout that will bring together and connect a residential, retail and medical space near Park Village in Southlake, TX. The three elements are represented in the sculpture by the gold-leafed birds.
10/5/2019: The National Sculptors' Guild has loaded up NSG Fellow Jane DeDecker’s “The Arkansas Nineteenth Amendment Memorial” bronze sculpture with its custom designed granite and stainless-steel base and are headed to Little Rock Arkansas... Fable is supervising the load.
Stay tuned for pics of the installation.
The sculpture celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, Granting Women the Right To Vote. Depicting notable activists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Stanton Blatch, Alice Paul, and Ida B Wells.
Jane customized the composition for the Arkansas placement, by including additional historic figures; two of the suffragettes who helped lead the movement in Arkansas. Josephine Miller Brown and Julia Burnell Babcock aka Bernie Babcock
In 1919, Arkansas became the 12th state to approve the 19th Amendment.
The Arkansas 19th Amendment Memorial will be dedicated October 10th at 11am in the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Plaza at Little Rock's Riverfront Park
This 5-ft version (minus the two extra figures) is the Maquette "Stand" for DeDecker's Every Word We Utter 20+ft Monument proposed for placement in DC with bills currently being passed through the various points of legislature.
So many more phenomenal women were involved in this movement than depicted here. We honor them all with gratitude for the steps they made for ours and future generations.
#SusanBAnthony #ElizabethCadyStanton #SojournerTruth #HarrietStantonBlatch #AlicePaul #IdaBWells #NotableWomen #WomensRights #Vote #Historic #BraveWomen #FigurativeArt #SuffrageMovement #TheirMovementOurMonument
The National Sculptors' Guild is in Little Rock for this year’s Sculpture at the River Market and to install Carol Gold’s “Infinite Dance”
Watch for more images of the finished product.
Carol Gold's INFINITE DANCE proposal won the 2018 competition. Inspiration springs from notions of equilibrium and transformation, ideas that are necessary for the sustained health of society The joyfully dancing figure represents the vibrant cultural scene of the Riverfront Park. The sculpture’s ring shape ties into the curving bridges surrounding the site. The shape of a circle holds deep symbolism, referring to concepts such as: inclusion, unity, and wholeness.
Loaded onto the truck at Art Castings of Colorado in Loveland with a beautiful custom crate by Shipper's Supply, "Infinite Dance" is on its way to its new home in Little Rock, Arkansas. #SculptureIsATeamSport
see our post Little Rock Finalists Announced to learn more
JK Designs’ Principal, John Kinkade, founded the National Sculptors’ Guild in 1992 with a handful of sculptors who wished to find thoughtful public applications for their work. Representation has since grown to over 20 contracted sculptors and painters; plus an extended network of 200+ artists that our design team works with on a regular basis to meet each project's unique needs. click here for a list of our over 500 large-scale placements.