The Chase

2012 ArtPrize Entry
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This 3 demensional visual portrayal of a scene in nature lets the viewer get into "The Chase" . It is entirely scuplted using clay, foam, steel and mache inside the subjects.The possible life and death of predator and prey. As you walk around this piece you see the wolves as a group , then as individuals as each has his or hers own intensity , focus and struggle yet work together as nature has evolved these highly successful machines. The wolves as well as the moose are entirely airborne , all the animals are sespended by ONE leg of the running 2000 lbs moose. 5 wolves are suspended defying gravity off small attachments to the moose in various running poses One of the 8 wolves is running along the side of the moose biiting at him, another has been thrown off the the front of the display and is recovering to get back into :The Chase". Another of the wolves lagging behind is stratching and clawing his way over on on top of the base from the rear just getting caught up in "The Chase"

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 16 feet
  • Medium: Sculpting ,Painting , Mache, Clay, Steel, 3D
  • Width: 8 feet
  • Year created: 2011
  • Height: 12 feet

Venue & Connection Information

This piece needs a footprint area of 10 feet wide by 18-20 feet in length. a ceiling height of 12 feet or more for installing. A hi-lo or scissors lift is required on site for installation as well as doors that have an opening of 6 feet minimum. This piece cannot be lifted over stairs or thresholds, a ramp or clear flat floor to the exhibit area must be avail. Must have avail a roping simaliar to a bank type with stantions.

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: No
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: Yes
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: No

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