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NIGHT SONG

Bronze Coyote Sculpture

34" tall x 15" wide x 16" deep

I contemplated sculpting a coyote for a long time, but didn’t want to portray the ‘typical’ howling pose. However, when I thought about the song he sings, I felt this was the best pose to represent that passion.

The designs on his sides represent the winds circling the half moon, and behind his head is a very free and melodic design representing the song he is singing. On the back of his head is a polished full moon.  When an animal raises its head and exposes its neck it is most vulnerable, so I wanted to create a protective shield of Celtic designs on his chest. If you look at his face you will see that he is singing from the very depths of his soul.