Monthly Archives December 2012

Raven

Raven

Ravens: Bronze ravens created by Christine Kosiba, sit on Main Street near the Times Arcade Alley. The birds are native to high elevations in Western North Carolina.

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Deer

Deer

Deer: The shy deer stands at the edge of South Broad Park, where it can be seen by both walkers and drivers. Richard Merrill and Chris Worley created the deer, using a large, flat river rock for its body, and forged steel for its legs, head, and antlers. The rock was not cut, but rather found in a stream in the natural shape of a deer’s body.

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Horses

Horses

Horses: Although not strictly native to the area, horses are a familiar sight on farms and camps near Brevard. Aaron Alderman imagined a flock of horses for the side yard of the Transylvania County Arts Center and created the animals of forged horseshoes. His sculptures suggest the natural movement of the horses. The horses were a gift from the purchaser to the Art Council to display permanently.

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Raccoons

Raccoons

Raccoons: The playful group of raccoons is located on a rock in the front of the Hollingsworth Building’s parking lot on Main Street. Ann DerGara sculpted the nocturnal creatures from bronze.

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