Balasana with Deer, I am happy to hear, got into a juried exhibit at the Bascom in Highlands, NC. It is called American Art Today: Figures. It stands to win some prize money and it will be for sale. This sculpture has been in a few shows and even won an award once.
Highlands, NC is about a 6 hour drive from Greenville and their prospectus says that they would like it shipped and return shipping paid for. I know that this is probably what a big boy artist has to do to be successful and show work outside their own region.
I confess I've never had to ship any sizable sculpture. It took me about a week to make this box, what with all the other distractions I had such as: moving into a new apartment, moving out of storage, getting ready to teach, and teaching at Pitt Community College. The wood cost about $70 and the blue foam I already had.
|There is a cavity carved out for the yogi to sit in.|
|This picture and the next shows how the piece is secured. Their is stacked and glued foam that acts as a saddle around the deer. Once the lid is screwed into place it should be impossible to move the piece in any direction.|
|Glued and screwed and labeled.|
After building it, I was reminded of this: