“The Winds of Change” – Sandhill Cranes in Flight

$48,500.00$57,500.00

* * Bronze Cranes from this piece received the 2013 Artists For Conservation Foundation
“Award of Excellence”
, an honor only given to 5 artists worldwide per year!

(The Artists For Conservation Foundation is one of the two premiere international Wildlife Art organizations in the world.)

Monument dimensions are approximately 108″H x 36″W x 60″ L.  Cranes are approximately 2/3 life size.  Limited Edition:  15.

Click here to view Sandhill Crane sculptures individually:  Bird 1 (Wings Up) and Bird 2 (Wings Down).

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* * The Bronze Cranes from this sculpture received the 2013 Artists For Conservation Foundation “Award of Excellence”, an honor only given to 5 artists worldwide per year.

“The Winds of Change” began as a nationwide call for proposals for a new Visitor Center monument at the Indiana Goose Pond State Fish and Wildlife area.

The return of what had been marginal agricultural land back to prime wetland habitat has been phenomenal, now hosting a migration stopover for thousands of migrating sandhill cranes, endangered whooping cranes, American white pelicans, Canada geese, and a myriad of other waterfowl and shorebird species, and even endangered whooping cranes!

Living in Indiana at the time (and having childhood ties to the state), I was anxious to be part of a project that began with such far reaching conservation goals. I contacted my friend, artist Sharon Fullingim from New Mexico, who works in Indiana Limestone, and asked if she would like to partner with me on the proposal. I designed the sandhill cranes for the proposal, and Sharon created the Indiana limestone bas relief base. We submitted our proposal, and were very proud to have been selected for this project!  The title, “The Winds of Change”, was so appropriate for the changes going on in this fertile marshland!

(Now released as a limited edition, these birds are available individually, as a pair, or as a complete monument. Monument dimensions are approximately 108″H x 36″W x 60″ L.  Cranes are approximately 2/3 life size.)

Click here to view Sandhill Crane sculptures individually:  Bird 1 (Wings Up) and Bird 2 (Wings Down).

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The Winds of Change Sandhill Cranes

The Winds of Change complete monument, Sandhill Cranes, without Base, Sandhill Crane- Wings Up, Sandhill Crane- Wings Down

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