Artist: Marla Ripperda
Dimensions: 6′ H on a 2′ circumference
Materials: Mixed media-MagicSculpt over expanded metal mesh armature, water pipe legs set in a concrete base
Interview with Sculptor Marla Ripperda, November 2018:
Q: Why did you create this piece?
A: I live on Lake Buchanan and often see blue and green herons fishing. I’ve witnessed their catches and subsequent “dining”!
Q: Where else has the piece been since you created it?
A: Round Rock, Marble Falls and Bee Cave Sculpture Park.
Q: What would you like the viewer to take way from the piece?
A: A smile at the whimsical nature of my bird and its title.