World's Largest Bald Eagle Sculpture
Tuesday, April 25 2006 @ 05:10 PM EDT
Contributed by: davidh
About the Sculptor - Kevin Stone
Canadian stainless steel sculptor, Kevin Stone, born and raised in scenic Ladysmith, British Columbia , began sketching, sculpting, painting and carving at a very early age. Kevinís upbringing in the beautiful Vancouver Island outdoors, inspired an appreciation and love of nature that shows in every piece Kevin brings to life. Kevin has a passion for fantasy art, and divides his attention between beautiful British Columbia wildlife, and dragons and fantasy creatures. Kevin is a graduate of the Metallurgy program at the University of Victoria, and after 20 years in the welding industry, is a master stainless steel fabricator, which he has combined with his unique talent, creating stainless steel art.
About the piece
"Power and Authority" stands on a 6' pedestal, with a total height of 20', and a wingspan of 31', weighing approximately 4500 lbs. This amazing piece has been created using the finest quality 16 gauge stainless steel and completed with a hand polished mirror finish.
Quote from Kevin Stone regarding "Power and Authority."
"We all have our own reasons for admiring bald eagles whether it be spiritually linked or an admiration for the confidence, power and unparalleled beauty this magnificent creature of nature represents. I feel privileged to have had the inspiration and spiritual force driving me to share this piece with the world. Seeing the faces of the public and the impact and joy my work brings them is priceless." - Kevin Stone
Website address is www.metalanimation.com
Enquiries can be made to Dana Sheffield at 1-604-644-8272