Owl

large Owl

 

Artist

Bruce Armstrong

Medium

Cast composite, steel, hardwood, paint

District

Belconnen

Commissioned

2011

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This landmark sculpture honours the Powerful Owl, Ninox strenua, which is the largest owl species in Australasia. The owl is classified as an occasional resident to the ACT and has been sighted in the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra Nature Park and Namadgi National Park. The owl has a commanding and enigmatic presence when encountered in the wild. The artist has portrayed the owl as a guardian spirit or totem overlooking its domain. 

Bruce Armstrong
Owl, 2011
Cast composite, steel, hardwood, paint
Corner Belconnen & Benjamin Way