Lunar Transitions, by Fred Dobbs, won the public vote in this year’s ArtsAlive. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Lunar Transitions earns the public vote in ArtsAlive 2017

Bodi Frog and The Gate Keeper second and third in Oak Bay’s public art program

Lunar Transitions, by Fred Dobbs, won the public vote in this year’s ArtsAlive.

Voting began in the spring and ended in October on the sculptures loaned by artists and on display throughout the community this year. The winning piece is considered for purchase by the community.

“This original piece designed for the 2017 ArtsAlive theme, Transitions, has resonated with the community,” said Barbara Adams, Oak Bay’s arts laureate. The sculpture is sponsored by the Oak Bay Business Improvement Association.

In second place was the wind piece by Doug Taylor called “Bodi Frog” located on Willows Beach and sponsored by Marc Owen-Flood.

The sculpture with the third most votes was the “The Gate Keeper” by David Hunwick, sponsored by Barclay’s Fine Jewelers and located near Oak Bay and Monterey avenues.

She’s excited to announce the community also only needs

Only $2,000 more is needed to purchase “The Hunt” in Queens Park. Pursued by a pack of five welded steel wolves, the plate steel cut-out of an alert buck uses negative space to create a window through which we can regain our lost perspective.

“Exploring the intersection of nature and culture, The Hunt examines the discord between our primal instincts and social expectations,” Hall wrote in his artists statement about the piece. “We are invited to examine our emotional response at both ends of this cycle and to relate this to our own experiences – what does it feel like to be the hunter, and the hunted? How do our bodies react to these situations? How does society expect us to deal with them? Does social convention allow for adequate resolution of our emotions or perpetuate conflict within ourselves?”


 

@OakBayNews
cvanreeuwyk@oakbaynews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

In second place was the wind piece by Doug Taylor called “Bodi Frog” located on Willows Beach and sponsored by Marc Owen-Flood. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

The sculpture with the third most votes was the “The Gate Keeper” by David Hunwick, sponsored by Barclay’s Fine Jewelers and located near Oak Bay and Monterey avenues. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Just Posted

Victoria council chambers packed for ongoing environmental cruise ship discussions

Union workers, neighbourhood associations and more gathered for environmental conversations

Canada names 24 athletes to compete for 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

The event takes place at Langford’s Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa on Feb. 29

VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub

The cub, weighing just 24lbs, has been taken to wildlife sanctuary in Northwest B.C. for the winter

Greater Victoria 2019 holiday craft fair roundup

Get a jump on your holiday shopping

‘Things haven’t changed enough:’ Ecole Polytechnique anniversary prompts reflection

Fourteen women were fatally shot by a gunman at the Montreal school on Dec. 6, 1989

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

Second warning on romaine lettuce from California region as another E. coli case reported

Two cases of E. coli have been reported in relation to the illness in the U.S.

Residents in B.C. city could face 133% tax hike in ‘worst case’ lawsuit outcome: report

An average home could see a tax increase of $2,164 in one year

POLL: Will you be donating to charities over the holiday season?

Many here in Victoria joined others around the world to take part… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Dec. 3

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Most Read