Awakening

Submitted by Eve Shepherd

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Client: Sheffield City Council

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Completion date: 2002

Artwork budget: $10,000

Project Team

Artist

Eve Shepherd

Eve Shepherd Sculptures LTD

Client

Sheffield City Council

Sheffield City Council

Overview

I wanted to create a piece of art that would subtly engage the local community with the natural woodland environment.

Goals

The piece was positioned off the beaten path, in a clearing and surface finished to blend with the landscape. I wanted the piece to be discovered, creating a magical finding. 'Awakening' is essentially the about the interdependent relationship between mankind and nature. It explores the bond between the two and our transcendence into, and beyond them.

Process

I produced this piece and then found a suitable location, approached the council, and we worked together from there.